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Updated on Sep 21, 2011

Changing Fractions to Higher Terms

The opposite of reducing fractions is changing fractions to higher terms.

To change a fraction to an equivalent fraction with a larger denominator, divide the larger denominator by the smaller denominator and then multiply the numerator of the fraction with the smaller denominator by the number obtained to get the numerator of the fraction with the larger denominator .

Examples

Example 1

Change Changing Fractions to Higher Terms into an equivalent fraction with a denominator of 30.

Solution 1

Divide 30 by 5 to get 6; then multiply 3 by 6 to get 18. Hence,

Changing Fractions to Higher Terms

Example 2

Change Changing Fractions to Higher Terms to an equivalent fraction with a denominator of 32.

Solution 2

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Changing Fractions to Higher Terms Practice Problems

Practice

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Practice problems for these concepts can be found at: Fractions Basic Concepts Practice Test.

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