# 3rd Grade Math - Explaining Equivalent Fractions

Updated: Jul 29

This post explains and give practice opportunities related to TEKS __3.3G__:

explain that two fractions are equivalent if and only if they are both represented by the same point on the number line or represent the same portion of a same size whole for an area model

## Instruction

Equivalent fractions are equal because they represent the same amount of a shape even if partitioned into a different number of sets or parts.

## STAAR Practice

Between 2016 and 2022, this supporting standard has been tested once on the STAAR test. A video explaining the problem can be found below. If you'd rather take a quiz over this question, click __here__. The video below is linked to the question in the quiz as an answer explanation after the quiz is submitted.

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