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# Why is a half of two one whole?

Updated: 9/21/2023

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Think of it like this, there are 2 cookies left for you and your friend. You want half of what is there. Half of 2 is 1, right? Half of 2 is not 1/2 because that would be half of 1. Two halves make one whole

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One half.

### Why is a half of 2 1 whole?

2 is 2 wholes. It can be broken into two pieces of 1 whole. One of those two pieces is one whole. Half of 2 is 1.

### How many whole notes equals half notes?

Two half notes equal one whole notes.

No, it is not. Half is a noun meaning one of two parts, or equal parts of a whole.

Two.

two

### Does 2 halves make a whole?

yes, in the mathematical sense. In a practical sense, perhaps not. A half dozen eggs and a half gallon of milk does not make a whole of anything. Neither does two shank halves of ham make a whole ham nor two half-sisters make one whole sister.

### How many quarter notes are equal to one half note?

Nope, two quarters equals one half. Four quarters is one whole one. Just as you'd expect.

### What is half of 2 cups?

One cup. Lets look at it in parts. If I have two cups, have of two is one. Take two Twinkies cut each in half, and you still have one whole Twinkie to give someone.

### How many tenths are in half one whole?

half of one whole = 5/10

### What do you do if your in a room with a table?

jump on the table and it will break in half two make one whole

### What note is a down whole step from c?

B flat. I picture it on the piano, one key is one semi-tone or half a tone. Two of these makes one whole tone, or one whole step. One half step down from C would be the note B, another half step would then go to B flat. That is one whole step.