Add 1 1/3 + (−5/6) = ?
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Add 1 1/3 + (−5/6) = ?
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1. User Answers feniomen
1 1/3 = 4/3 (because (3 * 1 + 1) / 3)
We need both parts of sum to have common denominator.
Second part have denominator = 6.
When we multiply nominator and denominator of first part by 2 we get 8/6 (what is legit operation on fractions)
Now easily add:
8/6 + ( 5/6) = 8/6  5/6 = 3/6 (here we can divide both nominator and denominator by 3 to get "nicer" result) = 1/2