• question_answer Find the equivalent fraction of $\frac{36}{48}$ with: (a) numerator 9 (b) denominator 4

 (a) We have $\frac{36}{48}=\frac{9}{}$ We used cross multiplication: $36\times =48\times 9$ or              $=\frac{48\times 9}{36}$ or              $=12$ So,            $\frac{36}{48}=\frac{9}{12}$ (b) We have $\frac{36}{48}=\frac{}{4}$ We used cross multiplication: $36\times 4=\times 48$ or              $=\frac{36\times 4}{48}$ or              $=3$ So,            $\frac{36}{48}=\frac{3}{4}$