Noun.

**1**. quarter -**one**of four equal parts; "a quarter of a pound" fourth part,**one**-fourth,**one**-quarter, quartern, twenty-five percent, fourth. common fraction, simple fraction - the quotient of two integers.Keeping this in view, how many one fourth will make a half?

Now, when you divide fractions, you multiply the first term by the reciprocal of the second term. In this example, instead of multiplying 1/

**2**by 1/4, you now multiply 1/**2**by 4. Therefore, one half is equal to**2**fourths.Subsequently, question is, what is the meaning of 1 3?

**1/3**means the 3rd part of 1 so if you divide 1 into 3 parts, all parts would be called

**1/3**so if you add them 3 times it would be ofcourse equal to one.

What is the meaning of 2 3?

It means 2 out of 3. The way that's represented is in what as known as fractional form. The number underneath the line (or the denominator) represents the whole amount. I.E., a pie cut into 3 pieces would be represented by a denominator of 3.

How many eighths are in one fourth of an inch?

One eighth is one part of eight equal sections.

**Two eighths**is one quarter and**four eighths**is a half. It's easy to split an object, like a cake, into eighths if you make them into quarters and then divide each quarter in half.