2/3 divided by 1/3 = 2/3 x 3/1 = 6/3 = 2 Also, you have two thirds, and one third. You have twice as many thirds in the two thirds than in the one third.

Number of thirds in two and a half = two and a half divided by one third = 2 (1/2) / (1/3) = (5/2) / (1/3) = (5/2) * (3/1) = (5*3/2*1) = (15/2) = 7 1/2

2 here is the math 6 % 1/3 = 6/1 x 1/3 = 6/3 = 2 Actually If the first contributor had read the question correctly - they would have arrived at the answer of 18 ! Six divided by one third - is asking how many thirds are in the number six - NOT how many times does three go into six !