# How do you work out 6 divided by 0.5?

the answer is $12$
$\frac{6}{0.5} = \frac{6}{\frac{1}{2}} = \frac{6}{1} \div \left(\frac{1}{2}\right) = \frac{6}{1} \cdot \left(\frac{2}{1}\right) = \frac{12}{1} = 12$