# Henry picked 2/4 a pound of apples, but 5/6 of them were bad. Of the apples Henry picked, how many pounds were bad?

##### 1 Answer
Dec 1, 2016

$\frac{5}{12}$

#### Explanation:

All you have to do is multiply the two fractions. So...

$\frac{2}{4} \cdot \frac{5}{6} = \frac{10}{24}$

Simplifying, we get

$\frac{10}{24} = \frac{5}{12}$

So $\frac{5}{12}$ pound of the apples were bad