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Q: What is 3 and one third minus 2 and 4 fifths?

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Converting to fifteenths, it is 5 fifteenths - 6 fifteenths, which gives minus one fifteenth.

2 and 1/3 minus 2/5 = 2 and 2/15

Find the "common denominator". 2/5 is 6/15. So 1 fifteenth minus 6 fifteenths is minus 5 fifteenths , or minus one third

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

6 and 5/5 =6 + 1= 7 minus 2 and 1/3 = 4 and 2/3

It is: 2 and 1/3 minus 2/5 = 29/15 or 1 and 14/15

1 and 4 fifths.

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3 2/5 - 1 3/5 = 2 7/5 - 1 3/5 = 1 4/5 Or...seventeen fifths minus eight fifths is nine fifths, ie one and four fifths.

1 minus 2/5 is 3/5.

Expressed as a proper fraction in its simplest form, 11/15 - 2/5 = 1/3 or one third.

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