posted by .

please,please help!im doing subtraction with renaming but don't understand.I have to estimate,then find the difference and write in simplest form.I just need help with two and may be able to do the rest on my own.6 and 1/3 minus 3 and 5/6 is the first one and 9 minus 3 and 7/8 is the second one?

  • math -

    rename 6 1/3 to 5 4/3
    now subtract 3 5/6

    opps, rename first to 5 8/6, now subtract

    2 3/6 or 2 1/2

  • math -

    Don't understand mr.bobpursley,someone please help me break this down

  • math -

    5 8/6 - 3 5/6 = 2 3/6 = 2 1/2

  • math -

    first im sorry I wrote the problem wrong and the problem is 4 1/2 minus 3 5/6 and my second problem is 9 minus 3 7/8?i don't understand even with the problem they showed which is..6 1/3 minus 1 2/5,that ended up being 6 5/15 minus 1 6/15,they crossed out the first 6 and made it a 5 and the 5 that's over the 15 they crossed it out and put 20 over it,sounds confusing?

  • math -

    This video may help you.

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. math,correction

    Problem #1 subtract. Express your answer in simplest form (3x)/(18) minus (x)/(18) MY steps: (3x-x)/(18) = (2x)/(18) and answer: (2x)/(18) Problem #18 write in simplest form. (3x^5)/(15x^12) My steps: (3)/(15) = .60 x^5-12 = x^-7 so …
  2. math/algebra

    Subtract: express your answer in simplest form. 2/5 - y/y-2 answers a)-3y-2/y-2 b) -3y -2/5(4-2) c) -3y-4/5(y-2) d) -3y-4/y-2 The way you have written the problem, is 2/5 minus y^3. I don't think that is what you meant. Please use …
  3. Math

    I need help please A computer can execute 64 instructions per second. How many instructions can it execute in 10 minutes?
  4. math 6th grade

    I need to write the percent as a fraction in the simplest form. Please show me step by how to get 15% in the simplest form. Thanks !
  5. math 5th grade

    need to understand how to find the sum in simplest form of these common denominators 1/2 +1/10= ,5/12+1/4=,the difference in 2/3-1/6 =, 5/6-7/12=
  6. Math

    Post a New Question Current Questions Homework Help: Math (HELP PLEASE) Posted by Anonymous on Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 8:37pm. Estimate the total precipitation in inches and in days for Asheville and Wichita. City: Inches: Days: …
  7. math

    Help!!I need to understand how to estimate the sum or difference for fractions..2 and 2 thirds plus 3 fourths,1 and 7 eighths minus 1 and a half,and 3 and 9 tenths minus 1 and 2 fifths,please help,not good with math
  8. math !

    1)You roll a 6-sided number cube twice. Find P(3, then even). Write the probability as a fraction in simplest form. 2)Sasha visits the ice cream parlor and asks the server to randomly choose her bowl color, ice cream flavor, and topping …
  9. Math Please Help

    Look at the given triangles. they both have a right angle. blue: 4x+2, 7x+7, 5x-4 red: x+3, 2x-5, x+7 A. write an expression in simplest form that shows the difference between the perimeter of the larger triangle (that's the blue one) …
  10. Math

    Look at the given triangles. a. Write an expression in simplest form for the perimeter of each triangle. b. Write another expression in simplest form that shows the difference between the perimeter of the larger triangle and the perimeter …

More Similar Questions