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3/4-2/5*7/12

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Intepretation: $$\frac{3}{4}-\frac{2}{5}\cdot \frac{7}{12}$$

Expand the fractions:

$$=\frac{3}{4}-\frac{14}{60}$$

Reduce the fractions' denominator:

$$=\frac{45}{60}-\frac{14}{60}$$

Subtract:

$$=\frac{31}{60}$$

$$=0.516666...$$

Q.E.D.

Jeffes02  Aug 9, 2017

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