Posted by **tj** on Thursday, January 19, 2012 at 8:14pm.

How do you subtract 3/5 from 9 1/5 I am having trouble understanding the work can u help

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**bobpursley**, Thursday, January 19, 2012 at 8:17pm
9 1/5 - 3/5

41/5 - 3/5

(41-3)/5

you finish it.

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**tj**, Thursday, January 19, 2012 at 8:21pm
Am i suppose to multiply 5 x 9 and add 1 I come up with 46/5. Am I suppose to subtract 3/5 from that answer?

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**Steve**, Friday, January 20, 2012 at 4:59am
exactly right

the 41/5 must have been a typo, since that is 8 1/5

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