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Q: WHAT is one and one fifth minus three fifths?

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Call it 21 fifths minus 13 fifths, ie 8 fifths which is one-and-three-fifths

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We convert it into thirty-fifths. That gives 15 thirty-fifths minus 14 thirty-fifths which is one thirty fifth.

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Subtracting one fifth from one gives 1 - 1/5 = 4/5, or four fifths.

As these numbers have the same denominator (5), we can simply take off unit for unit: 5-2 = 3 1/5 - 3/5 = -2/5 So we get 3-2/5 which is 2 and 3/5 So the answer to 5 and one fifth minus 2 and three fifths is 2 and three fifths.

One fifth is two tenths. 8 tenths minus 2 tenths is 6 tenths or 3 fifths.

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Three fifths

one fifth = 20% three fifths = 60%