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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''.

and and Now try comparing the fractions!

These fractions are not equivalent.

and There are

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