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# What is 1/2 of 1/2?

The multiplication of fractions starts with the multiplication of the given numerators, followed by the multiplication of the denominators. 'Of' is commonly used in word problems and simply means multiplication.

## Answer: 1/2 of 1/2 is 1/4.

Let us find 1/2 of 1/2.

**Explanation:**

We can write 1/2 of 1/2 as 1/2 × 1/2

To multiply fractions through the following steps:

- Multiply the numerators.
- Multiply the denominators.
- Reduce the resultant fraction to its lowest terms.

Now,

1/2 × 1/2 = (1 × 1) / (2 × 2) = 1/4

### Thus, 1/2 of 1/2 is 1/4.

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