# What is an equivalent fraction for 6/12?

#### Understand the Problem

The question is asking for an equivalent fraction for 6/12. To find an equivalent fraction, we can simplify the fraction by dividing both the numerator and denominator by their greatest common divisor, which in this case is 6. This will allow us to express the fraction in a simpler form.

The equivalent fraction for $$\frac{6}{12}$$ is $$\frac{1}{2}$$.

The equivalent fraction for ( \frac{6}{12} ) is ( \frac{1}{2} ).

#### Steps to Solve

1. Identify the greatest common divisor (GCD)

To simplify the fraction $\frac{6}{12}$, we first identify the greatest common divisor of the numerator (6) and the denominator (12). The GCD of 6 and 12 is 6.

1. Divide both the numerator and denominator by the GCD

Now we will divide both the numerator and denominator by the GCD:

$$\text{Numerator: } \frac{6}{6} = 1$$

$$\text{Denominator: } \frac{12}{6} = 2$$

1. Write the equivalent fraction

Now that we have simplified both the numerator and the denominator, we can write the equivalent fraction:

$$\frac{6}{12} = \frac{1}{2}$$

The equivalent fraction for ( \frac{6}{12} ) is ( \frac{1}{2} ).