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    5/6 minus 4/6 as a fraction

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    5/6 - 4/6 as a fraction provides the detailed information about what is 5/6 minus 4/6 in fraction and decimal form, and the answer with steps to understand how it is being calculated by using different methods.

    5/6-4/6 equals to
    5/6 - 4/6 = (?)
    5/6 - 4/6 = (5 - 4)/6
    = 1/6
    5/6 - 4/6 = 1/6
    5/6 minus 4/6 is equal to 1/6

    where
    5/6 is a fraction as a minuend,
    4/6 is a fraction as a subtrahend,
    1/6 is the difference between 5/6 and 4/6.

    5/6 minus 4/6 as a decimal
    5/6 - 4/6 = 1/6
    1/6 = 0.1667
    5/6-4/6 as a decimal is 0.1667
    where
    0.1667 is the difference between 5/6 and 4/6.

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    How-to: 5/6 - 4/6 = ?

    The below workout with step by step calculation shows how to find what is 5/6 minus 4/6 in simplest form

    Problem and Workout:
    What is 5/6 minus 4/6 as a fraction?
    step 1 Observe the input parameters and what to be found:
    Input:
    Fraction A: 5/6
    Fraction B: 4/6

    What to be found?
    5/6-4/6 = ?
    Find what's the difference of 5/6 and 4/6.


    step 2 Compare the denominators of fractions 5/6 and 4/6 to identify whether it is a like or unlike fraction subtraction. Since the denominators of given fractions 5/6 and 4/6 are equal to each other, it is said to be like fractions subtraction.

    step 3 For like fractions subtraction, write the fractions 5/6 and 4/6 in subtraction expression form like the below:
    Difference = 5/6 - 4/6


    step 4Take the common value 1/6 out from the expression and rewrite the expression like the below:
    = 1/6 x (5 /1 - 4 /1)
    = 1/6 x (5 - 4)


    step 5Simplify the above expression further:
    = 1/6 x 1
    = 1/6
    5/6 - 4/6 = 1/6

    Hence,
    5/6 minus 4/6 equals to 1/6

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