Sixteenth notes in 3 quarter notes

by Eden Allen
(Shelby)

How many sixteenth notes would be needed to have the same duration as 3 quarter notes? Represent this as a fraction

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by: Simon

Hi Eden,

There are 4 sixteenth notes in each quarter notes, so to represent 3 quarter notes you would need 12 sixteenth notes.

I'm not sure about the nature of the question of the fraction, is it a school question? Was it in relation to anything else?

Have a look at The Rhythm Tree page to see how the notes are related.

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