Evaluate |5/16-1/2|

Math
|516-12|
To write -12 as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by 88.
|516-12⋅88|
Write each expression with a common denominator of 16, by multiplying each by an appropriate factor of 1.
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Multiply 12 and 88.
|516-82⋅8|
Multiply 2 by 8.
|516-816|
|516-816|
Combine the numerators over the common denominator.
|5-816|
Subtract 8 from 5.
|-316|
Move the negative in front of the fraction.
|-316|
-316 is approximately -0.1875 which is negative so negate -316 and remove the absolute value
316
The result can be shown in multiple forms.
Exact Form:
316
Decimal Form:
0.1875
Evaluate |5/16-1/2|

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