Q: What is five and three sixths minus four and four sixths?

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It is: 5/12

To subtract fractions, find a common denominator. The common denominator of 6 and 8 is 24. Therefore, five sixths is equivalent to twenty-fours sixths, and five eighths is equivalent to twenty-four eighths. Subtracting twenty-four eighths from twenty-four sixths gives an answer of three twenty-fourths.

29/6

25/30 - 24/30 = 1/30

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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.

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1 and 1 twelth

It is: 5/12

To subtract fractions, find a common denominator. The common denominator of 6 and 8 is 24. Therefore, five sixths is equivalent to twenty-fours sixths, and five eighths is equivalent to twenty-four eighths. Subtracting twenty-four eighths from twenty-four sixths gives an answer of three twenty-fourths.

It is: 1 -5/6 = 1/6

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29/6

One sixth. As the denominator (bottom number) is the same on both sides, simply take four away from five, and keep the denominator the same.

1 and 5/6

4 and 7/12

well three-sixth-two-sixth is one-sixth