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Q: What is 8 and one half minus 2 and 2 thirds?

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Six thirds is two. Two minus one half is one and a half. 2 - 0.5 - 1.5

5/3 minus 1/2 is 1 1/6

2 minus one third is 1 and two thirds.

5/6

5 and 1/2- 1 and 2/3= 3 and 5/6.

Expressed as a vulgar fraction in its simplest form, 1/2 - 2/3 is equal to -1/6, or minus one-sixth.

or 5 and one third

6 minus 3 and two thirds = 2 and one third.

2/3 minus 1/6 is 1/2

2 and 1 half!

9 - 11 - 2 - 2 2/3 + 6 1/3 = -1/3 or minus one third. Expressed as a decimal, this is equal to -0.3 recurring (that is, -0.3333...)

1 1/3 minus 2/3 is 2/3.

2 and 1/3

There are 1 and 1/2 thirds in one half

8 1/2 is equal two 3 1/2 or 3 3/6

You have to convert your fractions so that they are all the same. In this case, we can use sixths. So two and three sixths (two and a half), minus one and four sixths (one and two thirds), would equal five sixths. Another way to do it is to convert the whole numbers to sixths as well. Fifteen sixths minus ten sixths equals five sixths.

2 and one third... Duhhh.

one half

2/3 - 12 = -11 1/3 or minus eleven and one third.

6 and one half minus 4 = 2 and one half 6 1/2 - 4 = 2 1/2

2/3 minus 1/12 is 7/12.

7 and 2 thirds

minus two thirds 1/3 - 1 = -2/3

1 - 2/3, first convert the 1 to thirds, thusly 3/3 - 2/3 = 1/3So, 1 minus two thirds equals one third.

6 2/3 - 1 =5 2/3 the answer five and two thirds.