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 Question 283662: I don't understand why 2/3 can become 2 times 1/3. Can you shed light on this? Found 3 solutions by JenniferTutors, oberobic, Edwin McCravy:Answer by JenniferTutors(83)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!The reason 2/3 can become 2 times 1/3, this is what that would look like set up as a problem: Answer by oberobic(2304)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! . This is a basic concept you need to take the time to understand. . Consider 3/4... . Or 1/2... . Etc. Answer by Edwin McCravy(8893)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!I don't understand why 2/3 can become 2 times 1/3. Can you shed light on this? ``` Do you understand why 2 apples can become 2 times 1 apple? Do you understand why 2 books can become 2 times 1 book? Do you understand why 2 pizzas can become 2 times 1 pizza? Do you understand why 2 things can become 2 times 1 thing? Do you understand why 2 thirds can become 2 times 1 third? If so, you now understand why 2/3 can become 2 times 1/3! Edwin```