Smartick is a fun way to learn math! Jan23

# Learn How to Calculate Halves, Thirds and Fourths

Welcome to the Smartick blog! In this week’s post, we are going to learn how to calculate halves, thirds, and fourths. These expressions are not only used in math problems, but also in daily life.

Do you know what they are? Do you know how to calculate them? In this post, you will realize how easy it is to calculate halves, thirds, and fourths.

## Halves

One half is equivalent to the fraction: 1/2. Therefore, it is half of any amount. Halves are calculated by dividing by 2.

For example:

One half of 10 = ½ of 10 = 10/2 = 5.

One half of 34 =  ½ of 34 = 34/2 = 17.

Three halves of 14 =  3/2 of 14 = 3 x 14/2 = 3 x 7 = 21.

## Thirds

One third is equivalent to the fraction: 1/3. Therefore, it is a third of an amount. Thirds are calculated by dividing by 3.

For example:

One third of 24 =1/3 of 24 = 24/3 = 8.

One third of 33 =1/3 of 33 = 33/3 = 11.

Five thirds of 15 =  5/3 of 15 = 5 x 15/3 = 5 x 5 = 25.

## Fourths

One fourth is equivalent to the fraction: 1/4. Therefore, it is a quarter of an amount. Fourths are calculated by dividing by 4.

For example:

One fourth of 20 =  ¼ of 20 = 20/4 = 5.

One fourth of 28 =  ¼ of 28 = 28/4  = 7.

Seven fourths of 8 = 7/4 of 8 = 7 x 8/4 = 7 x 2 = 14.

Have you learned about halves, thirds, and fourths? Feel free to share this post with your friends and colleagues so that they too can learn. And remember that in order to learn these calculations and much more it is best to sign up on Smartick and try it for free!

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• Millions of students since 2009  • Frederick ReinertOct 07 2022, 3:04 PM

Halves is the easiest way to calculate, it is simple make it center divide then.

• harnoor kaurJan 09 2022, 1:31 PM

This is helping me very much and teaching me to do fractions

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• Bismark mbzingehMay 04 2021, 3:14 PM

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• zaynibDec 22 2020, 11:06 AM

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• G.s. BainsJan 19 2021, 2:17 PM

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