Posted by **Sunny** on Monday, July 1, 2013 at 5:24pm.

Which fraction is equivalent to 5/6 * 1/3 ?

5/18

2/5

1 and 1/6

2 and 1/2

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, July 1, 2013 at 5:33pm
Multiply the numerators together; then multiply the denominators together.

5/6 * 1/3 = 5/18

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**Sunny**, Monday, July 1, 2013 at 5:42pm
Ms. Sue I did but got it wrong was told the answer was 2 and 1/2.. don't understand?

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, July 1, 2013 at 5:56pm
Your first question in your other post said that your problem was 5/6 divided by 1/3.

Two tutors showed you how to find the answer to that problem.

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**Sunny**, Monday, July 1, 2013 at 7:32pm
Yes... But SOL math test told me 5/18 was not the answer....it is 2 and 1/2

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, July 1, 2013 at 7:36pm
You need to divide to get 2 1/2.

The problem you posted above is a multiplication problem.

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, July 1, 2013 at 7:38pm
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