# What is one half times one third as a fraction?

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## What is one half times one third as a fraction?

One half times one third is one sixth (or 1/2 x 1/3 = (1 x 1)/(2 x 3) = 1/6). Multiply the fractions.

**How do you multiply a fraction?**

The first step when multiplying fractions is to multiply the two numerators. The second step is to multiply the two denominators. Finally, simplify the new fractions. The fractions can also be simplified before multiplying by factoring out common factors in the numerator and denominator.

### Is one third the same as one half?

One-half is more than one-third. Because the two fractions, 1/3 and 1/2, have the same numerator (remember, the numerator is the number on top), they are easy to compare. If two fractions have the same numerator, the fraction with the smaller denominator is the larger fraction. Therefore, 1/2 is greater than 1/3.

**What is one third plus one third as a fraction?**

2/3

Answer: One-third plus one-third is 1/3 + 1/3 = 2/3.

## What is half plus half?

One half plus one half equals 1. Mathematically, one half is equal to 1/2.

**Is a 3rd more than half?**

1 3 < 1 2 Halves are larger than thirds, so one half is greater than one third.

### How many thirds make a half?

So one-half is one-third plus some more.” Rachel’s explanation was more abstract. “If two-thirds was the same as one-half, then two would have to be half of three. But it’s more, so two-thirds has to be more.”

**What’s one third plus one third of a cup?**

When measuring, One third cup, plus one third cup, equals two thirds of a cup.

## How do you write 1/3 as a fraction?

Answer: The fractions equivalent to 1/3 are 2/6, 3/9, 4/12, etc. Equivalent fractions have the same value in the reduced form. Explanation: Equivalent fractions can be written by multiplying or dividing both the numerator and the denominator by the same number.

**What is the equivalent of one third?**

### What fraction is equal to one half of one third?

One half of two-thirds is equal to one-third. One finds this answer by multiplying the fraction two-thirds by one-half, which gives 2/6. This fraction simplifies to one-third, or 1/3.

**What is one third equal to?**

one-third – one of three equal parts of a divisible whole; it contains approximately a third of the minimum daily requirement. third, tierce. common fraction, simple fraction – the quotient of two integers.

## What is one half times one fifth?

One half times one fifth is one tenth. Half of a fifth is 10 because 10 divided by 2 is 5.

**What is one half divided by one half?**

One half. Multiplication by one half is equivalent to division by two, or halving; conversely, division by one half is equivalent to multiplication by two, or “doubling”. One half appears often in mathematical equations, recipes, measurements, etc. Half can also be said to be one part of something divided into two equal parts.