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Q: Is one third of a cup less than half a cup?

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A little less than a half cup

No. One half (1/2) is more than one third (1/3). If you share a cup of ice cream between two people, you each get one half. If it is shared among three people, you each get one third. Would you rather have half a cup, or a third of a cup?

Yes, .5 is bigger than .33333333333333333 I assume you mean a third of a cup. Yes it is bigger. If you were to fill a cup with a third of say lentils, you would need to do this three times to fill the cup, whereas if you filled it half full, you would only have to do it twice. So therefore it is more

To find how many third cups in a half cup, you would divide one third into one half. To do this, you will have to multiply one half with the reciprocal of one third, which is three over one (3). This equals three halves, which equals one and one half third cups in a half cup.

One third of a cup.

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No. One half (1/2) is more than one third (1/3). If you share a cup of ice cream between two people, you each get one half. If it is shared among three people, you each get one third. Would you rather have half a cup, or a third of a cup?

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It will depend on what is in the cup. Half a cup of rice will weigh less than half a cup of water. It will be about 4 ounces which is 1/4 of a pound.

little less than 1/2 cup

Less than half a cup. A cup has 8 ounces.

Yes, .5 is bigger than .33333333333333333 I assume you mean a third of a cup. Yes it is bigger. If you were to fill a cup with a third of say lentils, you would need to do this three times to fill the cup, whereas if you filled it half full, you would only have to do it twice. So therefore it is more

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