2/3 of 12 =8
2/3 X 12/1=
2 12
X =
3 1
2 4
X = 8
1 1
First make 12 a fraction by putting it over the number 1.
Then take the lowest number that can be divide into 3 & 12 equally which would be 3.
3 divided into 3 = 1 & 3 divided into 12 = 4.
Making the fractions 2/1 X 4/1. Then mutilpy the two fractions. 2x4=8 and 1x1=1.
Giving you the fraction of 8/1 which is 8. Therefore, 2/3 of 12 is 8.