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​what is one and six twelfth minus one and nine twelfth?

AsadRehman  Apr 13, 2017
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\(1\frac{6}{12}-1\frac9{12}\)

 

To make it easier, convert them to improper fractions.

\(=\frac{18}{12}-\frac{21}{12}\)

 

There is already a common denominator, so just subtract the fractions.

\(=\frac{18-21}{12} \\~\\ =\frac{-3}{12}\)

 

Reduce.

\(=-\frac{1}{4}\)

hectictar  Apr 14, 2017

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