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To subtract fractions, the first step is to make sure both fractions have the same denominator. For 5/12 and 1/4, this can be achieved by multiplying top and bottom of the latter fraction by 3, giving us 3/12.

Now the question says 5/12 - 3/12 and all you have to do is subtract the numerators. That gives us the answer 2/12 which can then be simplified to 1/6.

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Q: What is 5 over 12 minus 1 over 4?

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7/12 minus 1/3 = 1/4

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10/12 minus 2/4 is 1/3

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1 and 5/6 minus 1/4 = 11/6 - 1/4 = 22/12 - 3/12 = 19/12 = 1 ans 7/12

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If you take 12 and subtract 1/4, the answer is 11 3/4. A 1/4 is equal to .25.

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