Posted by **Anna** on Sunday, January 30, 2011 at 3:50pm.

What is 4 divided by n is 1/2?

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**tghias**, Sunday, January 30, 2011 at 3:58pm
First, you set it up: 4/n=1/2

then, multiply n to both sides so: (n)(4/n)=(1/2)(n)

the n cancels out on one side so it should look like: 4=1/2(n)

now you just solve for n:

4(1/2)=n so n=2

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**Writeacher**, Sunday, January 30, 2011 at 3:58pm
4/n = 1/2

It's a proportion. The same relationship between 4 and 1 exists between n and 2. What is that?

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**helper**, Sunday, January 30, 2011 at 4:20pm
'tghias' is NOT correct.

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**Anna**, Sunday, January 30, 2011 at 4:27pm
I still don't get it.

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**Writeacher**, Sunday, January 30, 2011 at 4:28pm
4 x 1 = ??

Whatever that number is, multiply it by 2 for your answer.

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**Anna**, Sunday, January 30, 2011 at 4:31pm
That means 4 times 1 is 4 and then multiply by 2 and so the answer is 8?

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**Writeacher**, Sunday, January 30, 2011 at 4:43pm
Yes, that's right. And you can prove it:

4/8 = 1/2

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**Anna**, Sunday, January 30, 2011 at 4:56pm
Thanks! :)

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**Writeacher**, Sunday, January 30, 2011 at 5:24pm
YW!! =)

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**Awesome1**, Sunday, February 20, 2011 at 2:43pm
4 divided by 1 = 1/2

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**BlubQuestion**, Tuesday, April 26, 2011 at 5:10pm
2+s-3=6

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7 7

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**tghias**, Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at 2:37pm
Doesn't matter anymore, but I had to correct myself. It's supposed to be 4*2; not 4*1/2, my mistake!

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