Posted by **elias** on Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at 5:09pm.

A line segment that is 2 4/8 inches long, how many half inches is it?

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at 5:22pm
How many halves are in 2 1/2?

You could count them on a ruler, if you aren't sure how to figure this out.

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**elias**, Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at 5:34pm
I counted 2,am I right?

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at 5:44pm
1 inch = 2 half inches

2 inches = 4 half inches

4/8 inch = 1/2 inch

2 1/2 = 5/2

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**evan**, Thursday, March 25, 2010 at 11:10am
5 am i right

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