what is half of 2 1/2 cups?

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  • Anonymous
    3 years ago

    5/2=1.25

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  • 3 years ago

    1 1/4 cups.

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  • 3 years ago

    half of two is 1 and half of 1/2 is 1/4

    11/4

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  • 3 years ago

    simple

    =2 1/2

    =5/2

    half of it

    =5/2/2

    =5/4

    So answer is

    1 1/4

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  • peevee
    Lv 6
    3 years ago

    Half of 2 1/2 is 1 1/4.(Half of 2 is 1; Half of 1/2 is 1/4)

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  • Jim
    Lv 7
    3 years ago

    2 1/2 cups is actually shortcut for (2 + 1/2)

    So 1/2 (2 + 1/2)

    This is like a(b+c) = ab + ac

    1/2 (2 + 1/2) = 1/2 * 2 + 1/2 * 1/2

    = 1 + 1/4

    Or we write this as 1 1/4

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  • 3 years ago

    (2 x 2 + 1)/2 = 5/4

    Answer: 5/4 of a cup

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  • 3 years ago

    Multiplication of fractions.

    2 1/2 X 1/2 =>

    5/2 x 1/2 =>

    5/4 =>

    1 1/4 The Answer!!!!!

    • M.
      Lv 7
      3 years agoReport

      Division of fractions

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  • Anonymous
    3 years ago

    Wow, so they don't teach even basic arithmetic anymore.

    What is half of 2. 1, right.

    What is half of 1/2. 1/4, right.

    So half of 2 1/2 is 1 1/4.

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  • Como
    Lv 7
    3 years ago

    1¼ cups

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