Q: How do you subtract eighths from halves?

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One quarter is two eighths, so five eighths subtract two eighths is three eighths.

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1 half is greater. This is because if you convert one half into eighths it = 4 eighths.

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Actually, you don't need JNZ. You simply subtract the low order halves, and then you subtract with borrow the high order halves. You can carry this to any arbitrary precision.

How to subtract 2 from two eighths

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It is: 1.375-1.25 = 0.125 or 1/8

If you mean 8 and 7/12 subtract 2 and 3/8 then it is 6 and 5/24

3 eighths. three fourths is the same as six eighths, so subtract your 3/8 and you have 3/8 left

(3/2)-(5/8) = 7/8 or 0.875

3/8 minus 1/2 is -1/8

Because think of like fractions as the same things.. you can subtract halves from halves for example, but what does it mean to take away a half from a third?By converting them into like fractions, we can add or subtract them easily.

6/2 / 7/8 = 3 3/7 or three and three sevenths.

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"My mother told me to bring up a pan of apples from the cellar. She had me cut them into halves, quarters and eighths and add and subtract the parts. Fractions took on a new meaning and I felt as if no problems would be too hard for me - I'd simply break them down to something simple and they would be easy to solve."

In any whole thing, there are 2 halves 3 thirds 4 quarters 5 fifths 6 sixths 7 sevenths 8 eighths 9 ninths 10 tenths . . etc.

Yes the bottom has to be the same when subtracting fractions. The bottom (or denominator) tells you what you're working with. You cannot subtract thirds from halves just as you cannot subtract oranges from tissues.

fifteen halves seven and one half seven and two fourths seven and three sixths seven and four eighths

A half of a quarter of a circle is 1/8 of a circle. There are four pieces making 1/4. If you split all of them into halves you have eighths.

three-eighths. 7/8 - 1/2 change one of the fractions so they both have a common denominator. 1/2= 4/8 (multiply by 4) now you have 7/8 - 4/8 subtract, 7-4 = 3 and the answer is 3/8

1. whole 2. halves 3. quarters 4. eighths 5: sixteenths ( these are from largest to smallest ) In a pie graph, there is an amount, which shows the percentage.

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