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Posted by **Jerald** on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 5:53pm.

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 6:02pmIs this what you need?

http://www.mathsisfun.com/mixed-fractions.html

If that didn't help, please post an example of what you're trying to do.

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**Jerald**, Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 6:07pmExample: 5 - 2 1/3 how do you get the answer? On my example it says the answer is 2 2/3

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 6:12pmYou seem to understand this now -- judging from your later post.

5 = 4 3/3

4 3/3 - 2 1/3 = 2 2/3

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**Jerald**, Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 6:14pmI solve mine a different way but I just want to know how to solve it like that. WHere do you get the 4 from?

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 6:29pmI borrow 3/3 from 5, giving us 4 3/3

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**Jerald**, Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 6:35pmOkay thank you

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 6:39pmYou're welcome.

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