The answer is 1.425 .
5/8 minus 1/2 is 1/8.
Five eights plus two thirds minus one fourth is equal to 1.04
One and five eights.
five-eights is one-eigtht larger than one-half...which, after converting to a common denominator, is four-eights.
One and a half is twelve eights.plus five eights, is seventeen eights. That is two and one eighth in total, or 2.125 in decimal.
The answers is... three eights!
Three fourths is six eights, so subtract one eight and the answer is five eights.
One and one eighths.
x=2.5-1.375=1.125 which is one and one eights.
Six eighths, or three fourths.
Five eights plus seven eights is twelve eights. 12/8 is 8/8 and 4/8 is 1 4/8 is 1 1/2 (one and a half)
7/8 minus 1/2 is 3/8.
1/2 - 3/8 = 1/8