# Question #3fde2

Mar 24, 2017

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#### Explanation:

When dealing with fractions in this way 2/3 of 3/4 means to multiply the two fractions.

Therefore:

2/3 of 3/4 $= \frac{2}{3} \times \frac{3}{4} = \frac{2 \times 3}{3 \times 4} = \frac{6}{12} = \frac{1}{2}$

2/3 used out of 3/4 of a pound is 1/2 of a pound.