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# One third of a number is less than half of the same number what is the number?

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One-third of ANY number is less than half of that number - no matter what number you pick. Wiki User

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Q: One third of a number is less than half of the same number what is the number?
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### What is a half add on one third?

You can only add together fractions where the denominator (bottom number) is the same. One half is the same as 3/6. One third is the same as 2/6. 3 + 2 = 5 So your answer would be 5/6

### What is the same as one third?

wat is half of one third

### What is larger a half a teaspoon or a third teaspoon?

A half of anything is always larger than a third of the same thing.

### Raising a number to the third?

Same as raising it to a half means square rooting it, x ^ 1/3 = [cube root] of x

### Is taking one half of a number the same as dividing the number by one half?

No. Taking one half of a number is the same as dividing it by 2. If you divide a number by 1/2 that's the same as multiplying it by 2.

### What is one-third of a pound and a half?

One third of a pound and a half is a half pound.

### How do you multiple a number by a third?

Multiplying by a third is the same as dividing by 3.

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### What is a third of a half pound?

A third of a pound and a half is the same as one and a half divided by three. This is (1 1/2)/3 = (3/2)/3 = 1.5/3 = 0.5 lb Therefore, it is a half pound.

### What is a half of a third pounds?

A third of a pound and a half is the same as one and a half divided by three. This is (1 1/2)/3 = (3/2)/3 = 1.5/3 = 0.5 lb Therefore, it is a half pound.

### What is a half of a third pound?

A third of a pound and a half is the same as one and a half divided by three. This is (1 1/2)/3 = (3/2)/3 = 1.5/3 = 0.5 lb Therefore, it is a half pound.

### Is a half greater or less than 0.50?

It is exactly the same.