Find the Equivalent Fraction for 11/12

Question
Write the equivalent fraction with the given denominator: 11/12 = ?/48.

Answer
It is important to understand the basics behind equivalent fraction before attempting to solve this question. You can learn about it here. Now, let's find the equivalent fraction for 11/12:
Find the equivalent fraction for 11/12

From the equation above, we can see that 11/12 has a denominator of 12. We are required to find an equivalent fraction that has a denominator of 48.

To do so, we know that we can multiply 12 with 4 to get 48. This is shown below:

12 multiply with 4 gives 48

From here, we can see that, if we multiply the denominator in 11/12 with 4, we must also multiply its numerator with 4. This is shown below:

multiplying numerator and denominator of 11/12 with 4

Hence, we can see that the equivalent fraction for 11/12 that has the denominator of 48 is 44/48.


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Dec 02, 2014
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by: coolnyancat34

i do not like this at all it needs more exsamples for my child

May 27, 2012
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Multiplication
by: Anonymous

My Fractions for 11/12:
22/24 33/36 44/48 55/60 and 121/132. I can go in forever. Infinite.

Nov 14, 2010
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One example is enough
by: Anonymous

Actually, the question wasn't specific.

In fact, there are infinitely many equivalent fractions for 11/12.

However, for the sake of understanding the idea behind equivalent fractions, it is enough to just to give one example.

Students should be able to work out the rest of the fractions themselves.

Nov 07, 2010
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Nuh-uh
by: Heartless/

>< actually it could've been 33/36

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