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7-57.

Figure out whether each of the following pairs of fractions is a pair of equivalent fractions. Be sure to show all of your work or explain your thinking clearly.

It may be helpful to know that ''equivalent'' means ''equal to''.

  1. and

  2. and

    Now try comparing the fractions!

    These fractions are not equivalent.

  3. and

    There are 5 fifths in 1 and 8 eighths in 1. Can you tell if either fraction is greater than or less than the other with this information?