What is the equivalent to #2/5#?

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Feb 5, 2018

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All the following are fractions equivalent to #2/5#

#2/5 = 4/10 = 6/15 = 8/20 = 10/25=12/30=20/50=50/125=60/150 ...#

Explanation:

There are infinitely many numbers which are equivalent to #2/5#

#2/5# represents a fraction of a whole. It can be expressed as a proper fraction, or a decimal or as a percent.

#2/5 = 0.4 = 40%#

However #2/5# is the simplest form of many equivalent fraction.

Recall that multiplying any number by #1# does not change its value.

#1# can be written as #2/2,3/3, 4/4, 9/9, 15/15, 21/21 50/50 ...#

If you multiply the top and bottom of a fraction by the same number you do not change its value, only what it looks like.

#2/5 xx 2/2 = 4/10" and "2/5 xx 7/7 = 14/35" and "2/5 xx12/12 = 24/60#

All the following are fractions equivalent to #2/5#

#2/5 = 4/10 = 6/15 = 8/20 = 10/25=12/30=20/50=50/125=60/150 ...#

All of these simplify to the decimal #0.4#

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Feb 4, 2018

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See below:

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Quite a few things actually!

We can look at #2/5# and convert it to a decimal:

#2/5=0.4#

and a percentage:

#2/5=0.4=40%#

We can write different types of operations to arrive at #2/5#:

Addition: #1/5+1/5=2/5#

Subtraction: #4/5-2/5=2/5#

Multiplication: #2xx1/5=2/5#

Division: #(1/5)/(1/2)=2/5#

We can find fractions that have an equal value to #2/5#, such as #4/10 and 6/15#

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Feb 4, 2018

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#(2n)/(5n)#

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#a/b# can be written as #(an)/(bn)# so

#2/5=4/10=80/200=...#

Or #(2n)/(5n)#

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