# math

posted by Angel

Homeroom 101 and Homeroom 102 share a hallway bulletin board. If Homeroom 101 uses 3/5 of their half to display artwork, what fraction of the board is used to display to display Homeroom 101's artwork?
Which is correct-3/5 x 1/2 , 3/5 divided by 1/2. or 3/5 x 1/2?

1. PsyDAG

Online, “*” is used to indicate multiplication to avoid confusion with “x” as an unknown.

Why should Homeroom 102 take more than their half? However, if they do:

1/2 + (2/5 * 1/2) = ?

.5 + (.4 * .5) = ?

2. Missy

I believe the answer is 3/5 x 1/2 is it correct Miss Sue

3. Ms. Sue

This is a very confusing question.

Yes. The correct equation is

(3/5) * (1/2) = 3/10

4. Anonymous

3/10

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