56-12

To write -12 as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by 33.

56-12⋅33

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

Factor 2 out of 2.

2(1)6

Cancel the common factors.

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