# Half of halves

Half of the square we cut off, then half of the rest, etc. Five cuts we made in this way. What part of the area of the original square is the area of the cut part?

## Correct answer:

Tips for related online calculators

Need help calculating sum, simplifying, or multiplying fractions? Try our fraction calculator.

Check out our ratio calculator.

Check out our ratio calculator.

### You need to know the following knowledge to solve this word math problem:

We encourage you to watch this tutorial video on this math problem: video1

## Related math problems and questions:

- Sewing

The lady cut off one-half of the cloth. She needed three-quarters of this piece to sew a skirt. What part of the original piece of cloth remained? - Perpendicular 5865

We cut the cube with two mutually perpendicular cuts, each parallel to one of the cube's walls. By what percentage is the sum of the surfaces of all cuboids created in this way greater than the surface of the original cube? - Equilateral 80851

Kornelia cut off the colored part from the equilateral triangle. The shortest side of the colored triangle is 1/3 the length of the side of the original triangle. Calculate what part of the triangle she cut off. - Originally 6012

A metal container with sand weighs 1.4 tons. If we remove part of the sand, then the rest of the sand, which is 24% of the original amount, together with the metal container, weighs 1.1 tons. a) What is the weight of the container? b) How many tons of san

- The string

They cut 113 cm from the string and divided the rest in a ratio of 5:6.5:8:9.5. The longest part measured 38 cm. Find the original length of the string. - Grandmother and grandfather

Grandmother baked cakes. Grandfather ate half, then a quarter of the rest ate Peter, and Paul ate half of the rest. There left six cakes for parents. How many cakes were made by the grandmother? - The carpenters

The carpenters cut the beam. Half of the cut pieces were 1 meter long, a quarter of the pieces were two meters long, and they cut the remaining 8 meters of the beam into two equal parts. - What was the length of the original beam? - What part of the origi