Ronald buys a pizza cut into 12 equal parts. He then cuts each part into 2 equal pieces. If he eats 3 of these pieces, what fraction of the pizza does he eat?

**Answer Choices**

A. \frac{1}{24}

B. \frac12

C. \frac38

D. \frac16

E. \frac18

Ronald buys a pizza cut into 12 equal parts. He then cuts each part into 2 equal pieces. If he eats 3 of these pieces, what fraction of the pizza does he eat?

**Answer Choices**

A. \frac{1}{24}

B. \frac12

C. \frac38

D. \frac16

E. \frac18