# 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:

- Multiply the numerators.
- Multiply the denominators.
- 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.

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