Subtract 5/6-1/2

Math
56-12
To write -12 as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by 33.
56-12⋅33
Write each expression with a common denominator of 6, by multiplying each by an appropriate factor of 1.
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Multiply 12 and 33.
56-32⋅3
Multiply 2 by 3.
56-36
56-36
Combine the numerators over the common denominator.
5-36
Subtract 3 from 5.
26
Cancel the common factor of 2 and 6.
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Factor 2 out of 2.
2(1)6
Cancel the common factors.
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Factor 2 out of 6.
2⋅12⋅3
Cancel the common factor.
2⋅12⋅3
Rewrite the expression.
13
13
13
The result can be shown in multiple forms.
Exact Form:
13
Decimal Form:
0.3‾
Subtract 5/6-1/2

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