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Q: What is one and a half subtract five eighths?

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One quarter is two eighths, so five eighths subtract two eighths is three eighths.

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One half + five eighths = nine eighths

Answer One half is the same as four eighths, so five eighths is one eighth more.

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One and five eighths is bigger than one and a half.

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1½ = Twelve eighths so the answer is seven-eighths

One and one eighths.

Half of one and a quarter is five eighths (5/8).

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The result is one half (=1/2)

One fourth is considerably less than five eighths. To convert fourths into eighths, you can multiply the fraction 1/4 by 2/2 and get 2/8. It should be apparent that two eighths is a lot less than five eighths. Less than half, in fact.

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One and a half is twelve eights.plus five eights, is seventeen eights. That is two and one eighth in total, or 2.125 in decimal.

No one-half equals four-eighths so that means seven-eighths is greater than one-half(four eighths)

It is: 1.5 -5/8 = 7/8

five-eighths (5/8) of a cup. To find half of one and a quarter we need to find half of one and then half of a quarter and then add them togerther. Half of one is a half. Half of a quarter is one eighth. So the answer is ahalf and an eighth. 1/2 + 1/8. Now one half is the same as four eighths so we have 4/8 + 1/8. Four eighths plus one eighth is five eighths. = 5/8