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Q: What is seven eighths minus five twelfths?

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7 13/24

23 and a half minus seven and five eighths equals 15.875

Yes.

It is -345/12

Answer = seven eighths of an inch.

2 3/4

seven and five eights

Six eighths, or three fourths.

5/6 minus 7/12 is 1/4.

1½ = Twelve eighths so the answer is seven-eighths

5/8 + 7/12 is 1 5/24

5/8 is greater than 7/12

10/12 - 5/12 = 5/12Five sixths is ten twelfths. So ten twelfths subtract five twelfths is five twelfths.If you mean 5/6 minus 5/12 then it is the same as 10/12 minus 5/12 = 5/12

Two and five eighths

Four and five twelfths is 53 twelfths, five and eleven twelfths is 71 twelfths so answer is "minus eighteen twelfths", ie -1½ or -1.5

three eighths

21/24 + 10/24 = 31/24 = 1 and 7/24

three eighths over five twelfths is three eights divided by five twelfths which is: 3/8 ÷ 5/12 = 3/8 x 12/5 = 9/10

Seven eights

2 and 1/8

Thirty-seven over seventy-two

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

1 1/24 or 25/24

2 eights

3/8=0.38 5/12 = 0.42 0.38-0.42=-0.04