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Q: What is 3 fifteenths minus 5 fifteenths?

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We convert to fifteenths which gives six fifteenths minus five fifteenths, so the answer is one fifteenth.

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

3/5 minus 2/15 is 7/15.

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

Two fifths is six fifteenths. Eleven fifteenths minus six fifteenths is five fifteenths, which is also one third.

3/15 = 1/5 So the question becomes 3/5 - 1/5 which is 2/5.

It is: 4/5 minus 4/15 = 8/15

It is seven fifteenths.

12 fifteenths (sure?)19 fifteenths = 10 fifteenths (2/3) + 9 fifteenths (3/5)

9/10 minus 9/15 is 3/10

4/5 - 4/3 = -8/15, or negative eight fifteenths

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