Q: What is the answer to the fraction five sixths minus one third?

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

1

Negative one half

Five and one third.

1/2

1 and one half

7 twelfths

2 minus five sixths is 1 1/6.

2

Four sixths is equal to five and one third over eight. It is okay if a fraction has a a fraction in it.

7 1/3 minus 5 5/6 is 1 1/2

-2/5or -.39655172413793103448275862068966

Oneand one sixth is six sixths (one in total) plus one sixth - or seven sixths. So seven sixths minus 5 sixths is 2 sixths which can also be expressed as one third.

four sixths or two thirds

It is five sixths.

5 minus 5 sixths is 4 and one sixth.

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20/24 - 9/24 = 11/24

Five sixths is the bigger fraction.

it is 47 sixths

10/12

3 and five sixths or 23 sixths.

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.

seventeen minus ten and five sixths:is 17- 10 5/6= 6 1/6

1 minus five sixths equals one sixth