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Q: How do you solve five sixths minus two fifths?

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According to maths, two fifths is greater than five sixths.

2 minus five sixths is 1 1/6.

Yes it is. Five sixths is about 0.83 in decimal and four fifths is exactly 0.8 in decimal.

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No, five sixths is bigger than two fifths.

5 minus 5 sixths is 4 and one sixth.

Two and two fifths. Five minus two and three fifths = two and two fifths

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Nine and five-ninths minus six and five-sixths = 49/18 or 213/18

1 minus five sixths equals one sixth

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One minus a sixth is five sixths.

Five sixths.

45/30ths or 1.5

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Expressed as a proper fraction in its simplest form, 5/6 - 7/30 = 3/5 or three fifths.

four sixths or two thirds

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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four sixs.

2.125 is the answer

Yes, it is less.

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8 and 3/6 minus 6 and 5/6 = 5/3