Two and five eighths
Four minus two and three-eighths equals one and five-eighths.
Three fourths is six eighths. Six eighths minus one eighth is five eighths.
Answer = seven eighths of an inch.
5/8 or five-eighths
One and three eigths
Six eighths, or three fourths.
1½ = Twelve eighths so the answer is seven-eighths
One and five eights.
4 and 3 8ths
The answers is... three eights!
1/2 minus 5/8 is -1/8
5/8 minus 1/4 is 3/8
The result is one half (=1/2)
It is: 1.5 -5/8 = 7/8
Three eighths minus one fourth is one eighth.