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1/2 is a half or 0.50

1/3 is a third or 0.33

a half minus a third = 0.17

Q: What is 1 over 2 subtract 1 over 3?

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1/3

6/9 - 1/3 = 2/3 - 1/3 = 1/3

1 whole and 7 over 12

5/9-1/3 is the same as 5/9-3/9. This would then subtract out to be 2/9. (2 over 9)

-11 Pattern: Subtract 1, subtract 2, subtract 3 and so on.

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1/3

23 and 2/3

6/9 - 1/3 = 2/3 - 1/3 = 1/3

1 whole and 7 over 12

5/9-1/3 is the same as 5/9-3/9. This would then subtract out to be 2/9. (2 over 9)

-11 Pattern: Subtract 1, subtract 2, subtract 3 and so on.

1/2 (one over two)

(6/12) - (1/3) = (6/12) - (4/12) = 2/12 = 1/6

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1/2 2/3 is the same as 4/6 Subtract 1/6 gives you 3/6 And 3/6 is the same as 1/2

1. Subtract 25 2. Then subtract 6 3. Then subtract 12 4. Then subtract 2 5. Then subtract 10 6. Then subtract 15 7. Then subtract 7 8. Then add 3 X 1/2 9. Then add 8