Q: What is eight and one sixth minus two and five sixths?

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One minus a sixth is five sixths.

5 minus 5 sixths is 4 and one sixth.

Oneand one sixth is six sixths (one in total) plus one sixth - or seven sixths. So seven sixths minus 5 sixths is 2 sixths which can also be expressed as one third.

1 minus five sixths equals one sixth

2 and 1 sixth

8 1/6 = 49 sixths. 49 - 5 (sixths) = 44(sixths). Change the sixths back to whole numbers, divide by 6 = 7 2/6 = 7 1/3.

4/6

1/6 (one sixth)

2 minus five sixths is 1 1/6.

4 and 7/12

One sixth. As the denominator (bottom number) is the same on both sides, simply take four away from five, and keep the denominator the same.

2

5/6 - 1/6 = 4/6 = 2/3

1 sixth 4 - 3 5/6 = 1/6

Nine and five-ninths minus six and five-sixths = 49/18 or 213/18

four sixths or two thirds

One sixth

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One sixth plus four sixths equals five sixths, or 5/6.

4/6 Four sixths

seventeen minus ten and five sixths:is 17- 10 5/6= 6 1/6

The answer is 5 7/18.

It is: 8/9 minus 5/6 = 1/18

seventy-eleven and a half