### Home > MC1 > Chapter 7 > Lesson 7.2.2 > Problem 7-57

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''.

and and Now try comparing the fractions!

These fractions are not equivalent.

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?