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Q: What is five twelfths minus one half?

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One half is bigger.

Two quarters minus two thirds is negative one sixth. Two quarters is six twelfths, and two thirds is eight twelfths. Six twelfths minus eight twelfths is minus two twelfths or minus one sixth.

There are six twelfths in one half.Seven twelfths is more than six twelfths.Therefore seven twelfths is larger than one half.

one minus eleven twelfths = 1 - 11/12 = 12/12 - 11/12 = 1/12

1 and one half

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One half

One half is bigger.

You change five sixths into ten twelfths and three quarters into nine twelfths. Then you subtract the nine twelfths from the ten twelfths, which equals one twelfth.

3/12 or 1/4

five twelfths (5/12).

One fourth is three twelfths. So eleven twelfths minus three twelfths is eight twelfths, which is also two thirds.

Two quarters minus two thirds is negative one sixth. Two quarters is six twelfths, and two thirds is eight twelfths. Six twelfths minus eight twelfths is minus two twelfths or minus one sixth.

Well, one half equals six twelfths. You figure it out from there.

Five-twelfths or 5/12

seven twelfths

six twelfths

five twelfths 1/6 = 2/12 7/12 - 2/12 = 5/12