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Posted by **Walter** on Thursday, May 15, 2008 at 2:33pm.

(2/3)-(1/3)

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3

do i multiply the top this way

(1/3)(3/1) by flipping the denominator or

multiply it like this (1/3)(1/3)

- basic math -
**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, May 15, 2008 at 3:00pmAre you sure it isn't a subtraction problem since there's a minus sign between the two fractions?

__2/3 - 1/3__= 1/3

. . . 3

Then you have 1/3 divided by 3

Flip the second number so your problem is:

1/3 * 1/3 = 1/9

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