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because they are equivalent fractions and 1/3 is half of 1/6

Q: How is one sixth minus one third equal one third?

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Twelve eighths minus one sixth is one and one third.

Three-sixths minus two-sixths is one-sixth.

Five and one third.

1 minus 1/2 minus 1/3 is equal to 0.166667

One third is greater, as it is two sixths.

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Twelve eighths minus one sixth is one and one third.

one sixth

Three-sixths minus two-sixths is one-sixth.

1/3 minus 1/6 is 1/6.

5/6

I think that it is one half?

-1/3 minus 1/6 is -1/2.

Five and one third.

Oneand one sixth is six sixths (one in total) plus one sixth - or seven sixths. So seven sixths minus 5 sixths is 2 sixths which can also be expressed as one third.

one sixth

1 minus 1/2 minus 1/3 is equal to 0.166667

No, two-thirds