To get the answer we need to divide 1/2 quarts by 3, so... 1/2 ÷ 3 To divide fractions we multiply by the reciprocal of the divisor. Since 3 is the same thing as 3/1, the reciprocal is 1/3 1/2 × 1/3 = 1/6 Each person gets 1/6 of a quart.

The answer is 1/6 because 1/2 times 3