# How can equivalent fractions be identified?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 9, 2018

If you cross multiply you will get the same answer from equivalent fractions,

#### Explanation:

You can check in one step whether fractions are equivalent or not.

Consider

If they are equivalent fractions, when you cross multiply you will get the same product each time:

Therefore the fractions are equivalent.

Consider:

The fractions are not equivalent.