1/2 of 1/4


Question: What is 1/2 of 1/4?

The multiplication of fractions starts with the multiplication of the given numerators, followed by the multiplication of the denominators.

Answer: 1/2 of 1/4 is 1/8.

Let us find 1/2 of 1/4.

Explanation:

We can write 1/2 of 1/4 as 1/2 × 1/4

To multiply fractions through the following steps:

  1. Multiply the numerators.
  2. Multiply the denominators.
  3. Reduce the resultant fraction to its lowest terms.

Now,

1/2 × 1/4 = (1 × 1) / (2 × 4) = 1/8

Thus, 1/2 of 1/4 is 1/8.