Equivalent Fractions & Simplifying Fractions

The worksheets below cover equivalent fractions and simplifying fractions. These printables are aligned with the following Common Core Standards: 3.NF.3, 3.NF.3a, 3.NF.3b, and 4.NF.1.

Equivalent Fractions
Find pairs of fractions that are equivalent in this memory match game.
3rd through 5th Grades
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Fill in the missing fraction parts to make equivalent fractions.
3rd through 5th Grades
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Find equivalent fractions. This worksheet includes many graphical questions that help students to visualize the concept.
3rd Grade
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Cut the stars into 30 pieces and place them on a table. Match equivalent fractions to complete the star puzzles. (Note: Click the "alt" button below if you'd prefer a full-color version of this PDF.)
3rd through 5th Grades
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Determine the correct fraction amounts to balance the scales.
3rd through 5th Grades
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Match the fractions on the left with the equivalent fractions on the right. At the bottom, circle three fractions that are equal. This worksheet includes colorful circle illustrations.
3rd through 5th Grades
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Students can use the printable task cards to find equivalent fractions.
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This bookmark shows equivalent fractions, in order, from least to greatest.
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Simplifying Fractions
Reduce (simplify) each fraction into its lowest terms.
3rd through 5th Grades
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Another worksheet on simplifying or reducing  fractions.
3rd through 5th Grades
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This worksheet has 5 parts. First, reduce fractions into simplest form. Then circle the fractions that are in simplest form. After that, answer two word problems. Then tell whether each equation is true or false.
3rd through 5th Grades
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This is a set of 30 task cards on simplifying fractions. They work great for learning centers, small group instruction, classroom scavenger hunts, peer tutoring sessions, and class games.
3rd through 5th Grades
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Simplify each fraction in this image. Then color the corresponding section according to the answer. Students will reveal a ladybug image as the completed math mystery picture.
3rd through 5th Grades
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Each of these word problems has a fraction answer that needs to be reduced, and written in simplest form.
3rd Grade
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See also:
Comparing & Ordering Fractions

Use the mathematical symbols <, >, and = to compare pairs of fractions. Also includes activities for ordering fractions from least to greatest and greatest to least.

More Fraction Worksheets

Link to sections of our site with worksheets on comparing fractions, fractions of sets, adding fractions, mixed numbers, reciprocal fractions, and more.

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Matching Equivalent Fractions Worksheet


Simplifying/Equivalent Fraction Task Cards


Equivalent Fractions Printable Worksheet