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1 fourth and 1 half do not equal 3 eighths (nor 3 eights!).

Q: How do you explain 1 fourth 1 half equal 3 eights?

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They are equal!

.375 or three eights ( 3/8 )

1.125

Yes. three eights plus one eight equals 4 eights, or one half

A fourth of a half is an eighth, a half of a fourth is still an eighth. They're both equal.

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Converting this to eights, it becomes: 2 eights + 4 eights + 1 eight = 7 eights.

2 fourths is a half. (Seven eights minus a half) 7 x 8 - 0.5 = 55.5 (Seven eights minus a half) 7/8 - 1/2 = 3/8

They are equal!

.375 or three eights ( 3/8 )

Four Eighths are equal to 1/2.

1.125

Yes. three eights plus one eight equals 4 eights, or one half

A fraction between one half (1/2) and one fourth (1/4) is three eights (3/8).

A fourth of a half is an eighth, a half of a fourth is still an eighth. They're both equal.

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Seven eighths 7/8