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# What is two and one eighths minus three eighths?

Updated: 3/14/2024

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13y ago

2 1/8 - 3/8

Steps to take

#1 ; Convert to Improper(top heavy) fractions.

#2 ; Bring to a common denominator

#3 ; Bring numerators to equivalent values

#5 ; place numerator over denomintor

#6 ; Convert back to a mixed fraction/number.

Hence

#1 ' 2 1/8 - 3/8 = 17/8 - 3/8

#2 ; The common denomitor is '8'

#3 ; The equaivalent values are .17. & .3.

#4 ; 17 - 3 = 14

#5 ; 14/8

#6 ] 1 6/8 = 1 3/4 The answer.!!!!!

lenpollock

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one and six eights or one and three fourths.

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