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Q: What is 2 thirds - 5 twelfths?

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2/3 is bigger than 5/12

We convert the fractions to twelfths: 1 + 8 twelfths + 9 twelfths. 1 + 17 twelfths 2 and 5 twelfths.

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2/3 = 4/6 = 8/12, 8/12 - 5/12 = 3/12

Eleven twelfths.

2 and 2 thirds

2/3 + 2/12 = [ 2x4 + 2 ]/12 = 10/12 = 5/6

no, two thirds = eight twelfths, so nine twelfths is bigger.

7 twelfths.That's 2 twelfths plus 5 twelfths. Soit's 7 twelfths.

We convert into the same type of fractions, so they become 8 twelfths and 3 twelfths, which is eleven twelfths.

2/3 = 8/12 - 5/12 = 3/12 or 1/4

6 and 2/3 = 20/3 = 80/12

8/12 = 2/3

8/12 = 2/3

Two quarters minus two thirds is negative one sixth. Two quarters is six twelfths, and two thirds is eight twelfths. Six twelfths minus eight twelfths is minus two twelfths or minus one sixth.

Eight twelfths is equal to two thirds because when you divide both top and bottom by 4, you are left with 2/3.

The sum of 5/12 and 2/3 is 1 1/12The sum of 5/12 and 2/3 is 1 1/12

five twelfths

8/12 = 2/3

No, four twelfths is equal to one third, so two thirds is more.

1/4 + 2/3 = 11/12 or eleven twelfths.

3 + 2/3 + 5 + 7/12 = 37/4 it is 37 fourths 9 and 1/4

4 1/4

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3/4 + 2/3 = 9/12 + 8/12 = 17/12 = 1 and 5/12