# A farmer gives each of his horses #1/2# of a salt lick a month. If he has 2 horses, how many salt licks does he use a month?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 26, 2016

1 salt lick

#### Explanation:

Since **in one month**, it follows that

#2 xx 1/2 = "1 salt lick" -># in one month

#2 xx "1 horse" = 2 xx 1/2 "salt lick" = "1 salt lick"#