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Determining if two fractions are equivalent by
using cross product.
> Using Cross Product to find Equivalents
Fractions
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Cross Product
you can also cross multiply the fractions to know if
the fractions are equivalent
The two fractions above are equivalent because
their cross products are the same.
cross product equivalent fractions
not equivalent fractions
example
3 x 15 = 45 and 5 x 9 = 45
Note equivalent fractions
The two fractions below are not equivalent because
their cross products are
not equal.
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