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Posted by **Susan** on Wednesday, October 27, 2010 at 11:26pm.

How many 1/6s are in 1/2 ?

- 6th grade math -
**Courtney**, Wednesday, October 27, 2010 at 11:30pm6/6=1 so there is 6 1/6 in one and 3/6=1/2 so there is 3 1/6 in 1/2

- 6th grade math -
**jai**, Wednesday, October 27, 2010 at 11:31pmyou have to divide,,

for the first one, 1 divided by i/6

1 / (1/6)

when you have to divide by a fraction, get first its reciprocal, that is interchange the numerator and denominator:

1/6 --> reciprocal is 6/1

then the operation now becomes multiplication:

1 / (1/6) becomes

1 * 6/1

*now solve for this one. :)

for the second one, it's almost same with the first, except that it's 1/2 divided by 1/6

(1/2) / (1/6)

(1/2) * (6/1)

*now solve for this one. :)

hope this helps~ :)

- 6th grade math -
**Anonymous**, Thursday, October 28, 2010 at 9:19pmtell whether each nuber is composite or prime.32

- 6th grade math -
**Bailey**, Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at 4:05pmSimple. There are 3/6 in 1/2 and 6 1/6 in 1 whole

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