Equivalent Fractions
3rd Grade


Alabama Course of Study Standards:
15.a

Express whole numbers as fractions and recognize fractions that are equivalent to whole numbers. 
Arkansas Academic Standards:
3.NF.A.3.A

Understand two fractions as equivalent (equal) if they are the same size or the same point on a number line 
Arizona  K12 Academic Standards:
3.NF.A.3a

Understand two fractions as equivalent if they have the same relative size compared to 1 whole. 
Common Core State Standards:
Math.3.NF.3a or 3.NF.A.3.A
Kentucky Academic Standards (KAS):
3.NF.3.a

Understand two fractions as equivalent (equal) if they are the
same size, or the same point on a number line. 
Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE):
3.NR.4.4

Recognize and generate simple equivalent fractions. 
Mississippi College and CareerReadiness Standards:
3.NF.3a

Understand two fractions as equivalent (equal) if they are the same size, or the same point on a number line. Recognize that comparisons are valid only when the two fractions refer to the same whole. 
North Carolina  Standard Course of Study:
3.NF.3.a

Composing and decomposing fractions into equivalent fractions using related fractions: halves, fourths and eighths; thirds and
sixths. 
Arkansas Academic Standards:
3.NF.A.3.B

 Recognize and generate simple equivalent fractions (e.g., 1/2 = 2/4, 4/6 = 2/3)
 Explain why the fractions are equivalent (e.g., by using a visual fraction model)

Arizona  K12 Academic Standards:
3.NF.A.3b

Recognize and generate simple equivalent fractions. Explain why the fractions are equivalent. 
Common Core State Standards:
Math.3.NF.3b or 3.NF.A.3.B
Kentucky Academic Standards (KAS):
3.NF.3.b
Mississippi College and CareerReadiness Standards:
3.NF.3b

Recognize and generate simple equivalent fractions, e.g., 1/2 =
2/4, 4/6 = 2/3). Explain why the fractions are equivalent, e.g., by
using a visual fraction model. 
North Carolina  Standard Course of Study:
3.NF.3.b

Explaining that a fraction with the same numerator and denominator equals one whole. 
New York State Next Generation Learning Standards:
3.NF.3.b

Recognize and generate equivalent fractions. e.g., 1/2 = 2/4; 4/6 = 2/3 Explain why the fractions are equivalent. e.g., using a visual fraction model 
Tennessee Academic Standards:
3.NF.A.3.b

Recognize and generate simple equivalent fractions, (e.g., 1/2 = 2/4, 4/6 = 2/3). Explain why the fractions are equivalent, e.g., by using a visual fraction model. 
Wisconsin Academic Standards:
3.NF.A.3.b

Recognize and generate simple equivalent fractions, e.g., 1/2 = 2/4, 4/6 = 2/3) and explain why the fractions are equivalent by using a visual fraction model (e.g., tape diagram or
number line). 
Arkansas Academic Standards:
3.NF.A.3.C

Express whole numbers as fractions and recognize fractions that are equivalent to whole numbers (e.g., Express 3 in the form 3 = 3/1; recognize that 6/1 = 6; locate 4/4 and 1 at the same point of a number line diagram) 
Arizona  K12 Academic Standards:
3.NF.A.3c

Express whole numbers as fractions, and recognize fractions that are equivalent to whole numbers. 
Common Core State Standards:
Math.3.NF.3c or 3.NF.A.3.C
Kentucky Academic Standards (KAS):
3.NF.3.c
Mississippi College and CareerReadiness Standards:
3.NF.3c

Express whole numbers as fractions, and recognize fractions that
are equivalent to whole numbers. Examples: Express 3 in the form
3 = 3/1; recognize that 6/1 = 6; locate 4/4 and 1 at the same point
of a number line diagram. 
North Carolina  Standard Course of Study:
3.NF.3.c

Expressing whole numbers as fractions, and recognize fractions that are equivalent to whole numbers. 
New York State Next Generation Learning Standards:
3.NF.3.c

Express whole numbers as fractions, and recognize fractions that are equivalent to whole numbers. Express 3 in the form 3 = 3/1; recognize that 6/3 = 2; and locate 4/4 and 1 at the same point of a number line. 
Tennessee Academic Standards:
3.NF.A.3.c

Express whole numbers as fractions and recognize fractions that are equivalent to whole numbers. For example, express 3 in the form 3 = 3/1; recognize that 6/1 = 6; locate 4/4 and 1 at the same point on a number line
diagram. 
Wisconsin Academic Standards:
3.NF.A.3.c

Express whole numbers as fractions (3 = 3/1), and recognize fractions that are equivalent to whole numbers (4/4 = 1). 
Pennsylvania Core Standards:
CC.2.1.3.C.1

Explore and develop an understanding of fractions as numbers. 
Pennsylvania Core Standards:
M03.AF.1.1.3

Recognize and generate simple equivalent fractions (limit the denominators to 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, and 8 and limit numerators to whole numbers less than the denominator). 
Pennsylvania Core Standards:
M03.AF.1.1.4

Express whole numbers as fractions, and/or generate fractions that are equivalent to whole numbers (limit denominators to 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, and 8). 
Florida  Benchmarks for Excellent Student Thinking:
MA.3.FR.1.3

Read and write fractions, including fractions greater than one, using standard form, numeralword form and word form 
Florida  Benchmarks for Excellent Student Thinking:
MA.3.FR.2.2

Identify equivalent fractions and explain why they are equivalent. 
Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE):
3.NR.4.4

Recognize and generate
simple equivalent fractions. 
