Identify two fractions as equivalent (equal) if they are the same size, or the same point on a number line.
Number Sense, Properties, and Operations
- Understand that equivalence is a foundation of mathematics represented in numbers, shapes, measures, expressions, and equations
Parts of a whole can be modeled and represented in different ways
Develop understanding of fractions as numbers.
Explain equivalence of fractions in special cases, and compare fractions by reasoning about their size.