# 40 divided by 1/2, plus 15

### 23 guesses to 40 divided by 1/2, plus 15

• Jasmine

I’d guess 35, but there’s probably some trick to it.

• Tracey

25 popped into my head . So I will go with that.

• Matt

95

Divided by 1/2 means multiply by 2.

• brent

Interesting, I think that:
40 divided by 1/2 = 80
40 divided in 1/2 = 20
40 divided by 2 = 20
YET
40 divided in 2 ALSO = 20

Is that right?

• Crabman

95 of course.
40/0.5=80
80+15=95

• Margot

95.
I hope no-one objects to my jumping in with my answer many times too late….i live in WA and get these long after some of the rest of you do. But I like to put it to my brain to answer. That’s what it’s all about, isn’t it?

• Matt, you are today’s winner!
Dividing by 1/2 is the same as multiplying by 2.
So, 40 * 2 + 15 = 95.

• Noobypants magee

Infinite possible answers. 1/2 is undefined. What is 40 divided by 1/2 a potato plus 15?

• Crabman

I don’t understand Noobypants. Why is 1/2 “undefined” but not 40 or 15?

• Jamie

17
Half of 40 is 20 so 40 divided by 20 = 2 plus 15 is 17

• O.S CLEMENT

Wow!

• Simbersfeeder

looks like 350to me

• Simbersfeeder

error

Looks like

35

to me

• anthony bourbeau

35

• Lhamedification

When you say “40 divided by 1/2,” due to the language of mathematical properties is the same as saying “forty times two” which is is 40*2+15=95. The answer is 95.

• Franz

3932929485923 lol

• Peyton

40 divided by 1/2 is basically saying multiply by 2. So:
40×2=80, 80+15= 95.

• Anusha