## What is 1 1/2 times 1/2 as a fraction?

This problem involves multiplying a mixed number (1 1/2) by a fraction (1/2). Here's how to solve it:

### Step 1: Convert the mixed number to an improper fraction

**1 1/2**can be converted to an improper fraction by multiplying the whole number (1) by the denominator of the fraction (2) and adding the numerator (1). This gives us 3.- Keep the same denominator (2).
**1 1/2 = 3/2**

### Step 2: Multiply the fractions

- Now we have
**3/2 * 1/2** - Multiply the numerators: 3 * 1 = 3
- Multiply the denominators: 2 * 2 = 4
- This gives us
**3/4**

### Answer

Therefore, **1 1/2 times 1/2 is equal to 3/4**.