We need help with a word problem. John's computer is 1/3 full. 1/2 of that is filled with pictures. How much is filled with pictures?

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We need help with a word problem. John's computer is 1/3 full. 1/2 of that is filled with pictures. How much is filled with pictures?

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multiply the fractions.
but why would you multiply? It seems like you would be dividing.
I think the answer to my question is 1/6, but my wife and daughter think it is 2/3. Logically it should be 1/6 I think, but I think it is a division problem, but that doesn't make sense to me

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If you want two of something, you multiply two by that value: \[1oz \times 2 gives=2oz\] If you look it that way, you want to find out how many "1/3rds" of Johns computer you'll get if you want 1/2 of it. So you multiply to get 1/6. Your answer is correct...but you didn't divide the fractions you multiplied them. Or you could look at it as you divided the 1/3rd of johns computer by 2.

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