# What is Half of 12/17?

Are you looking to work out and calculate half of 12/17? In this really simple guide, we'll teach you exactly what half of 12/17 is and walk you through the step-by-process of how to calculate half of any fraction.

As always with our series of calculation posts, it's important to remember that the number above the fraction line is called the numerator and the number below the line is called the denomination.

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So what do we mean by half? Half means there are two of the thing, and so all you need to do is divide it by two. Half of 12/17 is just another way of saying 12/17 divided by 2:

12 / 17 รท 2

Now we know that "half" means to divide by 2, how do we half 12/17? Remember that a fraction a part of the whole, so the higher the denominator is, the smaller the piece. The answer is that the numerator stays the same and we multiply the denominator by 2:

12 / 17 x 2 = 12 / 34

That's it! Working out half of 12/17 really is that easy. Hopefully you understood the process and can use the same techniques to halve other fractions as well. The complete answer is below (simplified to the lowest form):

6/17

## Convert Half of 12/17 to Decimal

Here's a little bonus calculation for you to easily work out the decimal format of half 12/17. All you need to do is divide the numerator by the denominator and you can convert any fraction to decimal:

12 / 34 = 0.3529

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