# Evaluate (1-1/3)/(1+1/3) 1-131+13
Multiply the numerator and denominator of the complex fraction by 3.
Multiply 1-131+13 by 33.
33⋅1-131+13
Combine.
3(1-13)3(1+13)
3(1-13)3(1+13)
Apply the distributive property.
3⋅1+3(-13)3⋅1+3(13)
Simplify by cancelling.
Cancel the common factor of 3.
Move the leading negative in -13 into the numerator.
3⋅1+3(-13)3⋅1+3(13)
Cancel the common factor.
3⋅1+3(-13)3⋅1+3(13)
Rewrite the expression.
3⋅1-13⋅1+3(13)
3⋅1-13⋅1+3(13)
Cancel the common factor of 3.
Cancel the common factor.
3⋅1-13⋅1+3(13)
Rewrite the expression.
3⋅1-13⋅1+1
3⋅1-13⋅1+1
3⋅1-13⋅1+1
Simplify the numerator.
Multiply 3 by 1.
3-13⋅1+1
Subtract 1 from 3.
23⋅1+1
23⋅1+1
Simplify the denominator.
Multiply 3 by 1.
23+1
24
24
Cancel the common factor of 2 and 4.
Factor 2 out of 2.
2(1)4
Cancel the common factors.
Factor 2 out of 4.
2⋅12⋅2
Cancel the common factor.
2⋅12⋅2
Rewrite the expression.
12
12
12
The result can be shown in multiple forms.
Exact Form:
12
Decimal Form:
0.5
Evaluate (1-1/3)/(1+1/3)

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