# Math

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

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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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I counted 2,am I right?

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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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5 am i right

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