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Q: What is five sixths minus three eighths as a simplified fraction?

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3/24 - 20/24 = -17/24

20/24 - 15/24 = 5/24

First we convert into like terms, using thirty-sixths. That gives 32 thirty-sixths minus 9 thirty-sixths which is 23 thirty-sixths, which cannot be simplified any further.

1/2

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

7/8 - 5/6 = 21/24 - 20/24 = 1/24

Seven eights

It is 2 3/8.

Two thirds is four sixths. One sixth minus four sixths is minus three sixths, which is also minus one half.

2/3 minus 1/6 is the same as 4/6 minus 1/6 = 3/6 or 1/2 simplified

5 minus 5 sixths is 4 and one sixth.

2

Four minus two and three-eighths equals one and five-eighths.

2 minus five sixths is 1 1/6.

Three-sixths minus two-sixths is one-sixth.

(11+3/8) - (6+5/6) = 109/24 = 4.541666 ..... recurring 6

Eleven of anything minus seven of the same thing leaves four of them.

Three fourths minus three sixths equals one fourth

Three fourths is six eighths. Six eighths minus one eighth is five eighths.

30 eighths

three eighths

3/8 - 9 = First convert the '9' to an improper fraction in '1/8's'/ Hence 3/8 - 72/8 => 69/8 => 8 5/8

one minus one eighth is equal to seven eighths