# Malia runs 5 miles in 1 hour. How many miles does she run in half an hour?

$\text{2.5 miles}$
As half an hour is $\text{1/2}$ of an hour, and so $5$ should be multiplied by $\frac{1}{2}$
$5 \times \frac{1}{2} = \frac{5}{2} = 2.5$