Q: What is one third minus one sixth?

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Yes. One sixth is one half of one third to be exact. Two-sixths are equal to one-third, three-sixths is a half, four-sixths is two-thirds, five-sixths is exactly what it is, and six-sixths is a whole.

a third of one half is equal to a sixth, because ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- yes because when you turn 1/3 into 2/6 you do 2/6 - 1/6= 1/6

1/6 is smaller than 1/31/3 = 0.3333...1/6 = 0.1666...thus, 1/6 is smaller than 1/3.yes, one third means there are three equal parts of a number, but one sixth means that it is a whole number split into six smaller peices. think of it like a cake; the less you divide it, the more you get.

One and one sixth

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5/6

I think that it is one half?

-1/3 minus 1/6 is -1/2.

Five and one third.

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.

Tenth to the ninth minus ten to the sixth = ten to the third.

because they are equivalent fractions and 1/3 is half of 1/6

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

2/3

1/3 minus 1/6 is the same as 2/6 minus 1/6 = 1/6