# What is a multiplication or division a sentence using 1/2 that gives you 3?

Oct 13, 2017

For multiplication: $x \times \frac{1}{2} = 6$, where $x = 6$

#### Explanation:

Let the unknown be $x$

$x \times \frac{1}{2} = 3$

$\frac{x}{2} = 3$

$\frac{x}{2} = \frac{3}{1}$

Cross multiply..

$x \times 1 = 3 \times 2$

$x = 6$