Understand two fractions as equivalent (equal) if they are the same size, or same point on a number line.

Numbers and Operations–Fractions

- Develop understanding of fractions as numbers. Note: grade 3 expectations in this domain are limited to fractions with denominators 2, 3, 4, 6 and 8.
Explain equivalence of fractions in special cases and compare fractions by reasoning about their size.