what is two and five eighths minus one and one half

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(2) Answers

perezcon02

This is 2 and 5/5 - 1 and 1/2. The answer is 9/8 or1.125

monicabaugh

so first you convert
2 and 5/8 and
1 and 1/2
2 and 5/8=16/8+5/8=21/8
1 and 1/2=2/2+1/2=3/2
so 21/8-3/2
convert so that the denominator (bottom number) is the same
21/8-([3/2][4/4])
21/8-12/8
9/8=1 and 1/8