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It is: 1/12

Firstly make one third into twelfths

So 1/3 x 4/4 = 4/12

Then 5/12 - 4/12 = 1/12

Answer: one twelfth

Firstly make one third into twelfths

So 1/3 x 4/4 = 4/12

Then 5/12 - 4/12 = 1/12

Answer: one twelfth

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It is: 5/12 minus 1/3 = 1/12

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