Hi, we think you want to know what does 4 out of 12 means. If it is the case, 4 out of 12 means 4 over 12 or 4 divided by 12.

This fraction can be simplified to 1/3 dividing both numerator and denominator by 4:

4÷4/12÷4 = 1/3

1/3 can also be expressed as a decimal:

1/3 = 0.3333... (as a decimal).

There are other ways to express this fraction. Here are some **equivalent fractions** to 1/3:

`1/3, 2/6, 3/9, 4/12, 5/15, 6/18, 7/21, 8/24, 9/27, 10/30`

, and so on ...