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What is half of 1 1/3 cups?

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Sep 10, 2015

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Well 1 cup is 3/3.

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Hence #1/3+3/3=4/3# . The half of it is #1/2*4/3=2/3#

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Mar 13, 2017

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#2/3#

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You can also break this down into 2 parts:

Find half of the 1 cup, then find half the #1/3# cup, then add them.

#"half of " 1 = 1/2, " half of " 1/3 = 1 /6#

#1/2 + 1/6 = (3+1)/6#

#2/3#

Or by pure inspection using improper fractions:

#1 1/3 = 4/3#

#4/3 div 2/1 = (4div 2)/(3div1) =2/3#

"Half of 4 thirds is 2 thirds"

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Apr 26, 2017

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#2/3#

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We need to find the half of #1 1/3# cups

#rarr1 1/3=4/3#

The word half suggests us to divide it into two parts which means dividing it by #2#

#rarr4/3 -:2#

#rarr4/3xx1/2#

#rarr(4xx1)/(3xx2)#

#color(green)(rArr4/6=2/3#

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