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2016-03-24T10:39:34+08:00
6-(1/2 + 1/3)
lets get first the LCD of 1/2 and 1/3
the LCD is 6

6-(3/6 + 2/6)
= 6-5/6
get again the LCD
6 is theLCD
=36/6-5/6
=31/6 is the answer




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2016-03-24T16:51:07+08:00
6-(1/2+1/3)

Following the PEMDAS rule, we first calculate the operation inside the parenthesis, which is 1/2+1/3. We find the LCM of 2 and 3, which is 6. 1/2+1/3 is equal to 5/6.

We rewrite it as 6-5/6. 6 may be written as 5 6/6. 5 6/6-5/6 is equal to 5 1/6 or 31/6.
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