# What is one-half of one and two thirds?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 19, 2016

#### Explanation:

We can rewrite this problem as

What is

When dealing with fractions the word "of" means "times" or "to multiply".

Also, let's call the value we are looking for

So we can again rewrite this as:

To complete this problem we need to convert the mixed fraction to an improper fraction. We do this by multiplying the integer by the proper form of