why does it takes 3 copies of 1/6 to show the same amount as 1copy of 1 / 2
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why does it takes 3 copies of 1/6 to show the same amount as 1copy of 1 / 2
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1. User Answers iGreen
Because multiplying 3 * 1/6 gives us 3/6 which simplifies to 1/2. 
2. User Answers silverwolf17
you have to make the denominators equal, so 3 x 1/6 = 3/6 = 1/2
and 1/2 already equals itself