3/8 is half of three fourths. The answer can be found by multiplying 1/2 by 3/4. If a person is baking and needs to measure 3/8, they would need a 1/4 cup and a 1/8 cup.
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one eighth, (1/8)
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Whenever you see the word "of" in a math problem it means multiply. So this problem is
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half of three fourths is 3/8.
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