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Q: What is the solution to six and one third minus two and five sixths?

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Five and one third.

1/2

Negative one half

1 and one half

1/2

2 minus five sixths is 1 1/6.

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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.

5 minus 5 sixths is 4 and one sixth.

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

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

1 minus five sixths equals one sixth

Oh yes, one third is quite a bit smaller than five sixths. To compare, we can convert one third into two sixths. So five sixths is fully three sixths (equal to one half) larger than a third.

-2/5or -.39655172413793103448275862068966

One minus a sixth is five sixths.

four sixths or two thirds

You have to convert your fractions so that they are all the same. In this case, we can use sixths. So two and three sixths (two and a half), minus one and four sixths (one and two thirds), would equal five sixths. Another way to do it is to convert the whole numbers to sixths as well. Fifteen sixths minus ten sixths equals five sixths.

seventy-eleven and a half

four sixs.

Three and one third divided by five sixths = 4/1 or 4

five sixths because it is more than half

8 and 3/6 minus 6 and 5/6 = 5/3

5/6 minus 3/6 = 2/6 or 1/3 in its simplest form

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