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## Answers

find the LCD

5/6-8/12

LCD=12

divide in the denominator 2 1

multiply in the numerator 10 12

10/12 1/12 subtract the numerator = 9 copy the denominator 12

9/12

Mrs. Santos bought 9

__and 1/8 meters of curtain cloth. She used 3 and 5/6 meters to make curtain for the master's bedroom window. How many meters of cloth were not used? To find out, we subtract 3 and 5/6 from 9 and 1/8.__

find the LCD Rename dissimilar mixed compare the

9 1/8 numbers to equivalent fraction in the

__-3 5/6__mixed numbers using LCD minuend and the

LCD=24 9 1/8= 9

__1 x 3= 9____3__subtrahend. Rename*x 3 24 and regroup the*

8

8

-3 5/6= 3

__5 x 4=3 20__minuend.

6 x 4 24 9 1/8= 9 3/24= 9 + 3/24

=8 + 1 + 3/24

=8 + 24/24 + 3/24

=8 27/24

And lastly. Subtract... Write the digit in the lowest term.

9 1/8= 8 27/24

__- 3 5/6= 3 20/24__

5 7/24

And the answer is.................................

**5 7/24**