What is 2/3 of 18? What is 2/3 of 24?
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Question
What is 2/3 of 18?
What is 2/3 of 24?
What is 2/3 of 24?
2 Answer

1. User Answers julie00
2/3 of 18
Divide 18 by 3 because the denominator is 3.
18÷3=6
Multiply 6 by 2 because the numerator is 2.
6×2=12
2/3 of 18 is 12.
2/3 of 24
Divide 24 by 3 because the denominator is 3.
24÷3=8
Multiply 8 by 2 because the numerator is 2.
8×2=16
2/3 of 24 is 16. 
2. User Answers IsrarAwan
The correct answers are:
(1) 2/3 of 18 is [tex] \boxed{12} [/tex]
(2) 2/3 of 24 is [tex] \boxed{16} [/tex]
Explanation:
(1) Simply translate "What is 2/3 of 18" mathematically as follows:
[tex] x = \frac{2}{3} * 18 [/tex]
Where,
x represents "what" in the sentence
= represents "is."
* represents "of."
Now solve to get the answer:
[tex] x = \frac{2}{3} * 18
\\
x = 2 * 6
\\
\boxed{x=12} [/tex]Hence the correct answer is: 2/3 of 18 is 12.
(2) Simply translate "What is 2/3 of 24" mathematically as follows:
[tex] x = \frac{2}{3} * 24[/tex]
Where,
x represents "what" in the sentence
= represents "is."
* represents "of."
Now solve to get the answer:
[tex] x = \frac{2}{3} * 24
\\
x = 2 * 8
\\
\boxed{x=16} [/tex]Hence the correct answer is: 2/3 of 24 is 16.