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Fractions Fundamentals: Reducing Fractions

Some fractions are equal. For example, 1/2 is equal to 2/4:

1 / 2
 plus     White Box  equals     White Box   White Box   White Box
2 / 4
 plus     White Box  equals     White Box   White Box   White Box

2/3 is equal to 4/6:

2 / 3
 plus     White Box   White Box  equals     White Box   White Box   White Box   White Box   White Box
4 / 6
 plus     White Box   White Box  equals     White Box   White Box   White Box   White Box   White Box

How can we reduce 2/4 to 1/2?

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