two one half
5.25-.5=4.75 or 4 and 3 fourths
either one half or five tenths both are correct
It leave one and one fourth.
Five eights plus two thirds minus one fourth is equal to 1.04
Five minus 1/4 is 4 3/4
One fourth is five twentieths. Nine twentieths minus five twentieths is four twentieths. Four twentieths is one fifth.