Q: What is five twelfths minus one sixth?

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seven twelfths

You change five sixths into ten twelfths and three quarters into nine twelfths. Then you subtract the nine twelfths from the ten twelfths, which equals one twelfth.

One fourth is three twelfths. So eleven twelfths minus three twelfths is eight twelfths, which is also two thirds.

Five-twelfths or 5/12

One half = three sixth, so the answer is two sixth.

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Two quarters minus two thirds is negative one sixth. Two quarters is six twelfths, and two thirds is eight twelfths. Six twelfths minus eight twelfths is minus two twelfths or minus one sixth.

five twelfths 1/6 = 2/12 7/12 - 2/12 = 5/12

seven twelfths

Yes. Two twelfths equal one sixth, so it follows.

Expressed as a mixed number in its simplest form, 8 5/12 - 5 3/12 = 3 1/6 or three and one sixth.

five twelfths (5/12).

One minus a sixth is five sixths.

The second is bigger.

You change five sixths into ten twelfths and three quarters into nine twelfths. Then you subtract the nine twelfths from the ten twelfths, which equals one twelfth.

One fourth is three twelfths. So eleven twelfths minus three twelfths is eight twelfths, which is also two thirds.

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Five-twelfths or 5/12