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Q: What is 2 thirds minus 5 twelfths?

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

-3

2/3 is bigger than 5/12

Five-twelfths or 5/12

10/12 - 5/12 = 5/12Five sixths is ten twelfths. So ten twelfths subtract five twelfths is five twelfths.If you mean 5/6 minus 5/12 then it is the same as 10/12 minus 5/12 = 5/12

five twelfths

Expressed as a proper fraction in its simplest form, 2/3 - 1/4 = 5/12 or five twelfths. Expressed as a decimal, this is equal to 0.416 recurring (that is, 0.416666...)

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

7/12 minus 2/5 is 11/60.

2.5

Four and five twelfths is 53 twelfths, five and eleven twelfths is 71 twelfths so answer is "minus eighteen twelfths", ie -1½ or -1.5

or 5 and one third

Expressed as a mixed number in its simplest form, 5 1/3 - 2 11/12 = 2 5/12 or two and five twelfths.

Expressed as a mixed number in its simplest form, 9 1/12 - 7 2/3 = 1 5/12 or one and five twelfths.

68/12 or 5 and 2/3 or 5 and 8/12

5/9 minus 5/12 is 5/36.

5

The answer is 2/3 minus 2/5 = 4/15

17/18 minus 2/3 is 5/18

3

2 2/5

It is 2 and 5/12.

8 3/9 - 5 2/3 = 2 2/3 (that is, two and two thirds).

5/6

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