# bobpursly,math ,algebra

Can you explain to me how is 3and 1/3 minus 1 and 2/3 equal to 1 and 2/3

3 1/3 = 10/3
-1 2/3 = -5/3
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10/3 - 5/3 = 5/3

5/3 = 1 & 2/3

Another way.
3 1/3 = 2 4/3
-1 2/3 = - 1 2/3
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2 - 1 = 1 and 4/3 - 2/3 = 2/3 so final answer is 1 & 2/3

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