Q: What is one third minus five sixths?

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Five and one third.

1 and one half

Three-sixths minus two-sixths is one-sixth.

5 minus 5 sixths is 4 and one sixth.

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Five and one third.

1 and one half

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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.

Three-sixths minus two-sixths is one-sixth.

-2/5or -.39655172413793103448275862068966

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

5 minus 5 sixths is 4 and 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.

One minus a sixth is five sixths.