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OpenStudy (anonymous):

What does 2 1/3 - 1 1/2=

OpenStudy (anonymous):

5/6

OpenStudy (anonymous):

Thats what I got but that is not how they teach it in 5th grade. they teach it another way...

OpenStudy (anonymous):

hu?

OpenStudy (anonymous):

Right...I turned it into an improper fraction then I solved it. But they want them to regroup and estimate....

OpenStudy (anonymous):

well then the denominators have to be the same in order to subtract

OpenStudy (anonymous):

Right...but then you can't subtract 2//6 from 3/6. because it becomes -1/6...But I think we will stick with 5/6...thank you.

OpenStudy (anonymous):

yeah i know....ur welcome

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