# What is half of 3?

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

## Answer: Half of 3 is 3/2 as a fraction and 1.5 as a decimal.

Let us find half of 3.

**Explanation:**

We can write half of 3 as (1/2) × 3.

To multiply fractions, follow the given steps:

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

Now,

(1/2) × 3 = (1 × 3) / 2 = 3/2 = 1.5