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# What is five sixths minus four sixths?

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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. Wiki User

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### What is 1 and a half minus 2 thirds?

You have to convert your fractions so that they are all the same. In this case, we can use sixths. So two and three sixths (two and a half), minus one and four sixths (one and two thirds), would equal five sixths. Another way to do it is to convert the whole numbers to sixths as well. Fifteen sixths minus ten sixths equals five sixths.

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### What is 5 minus five sixths?

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