# SOLUTION: I need to write in simplest form 3 5/12 - 1 7/12 = THanks

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Numeric Fractions Question 155757: I need to write in simplest form 3 5/12 - 1 7/12 = THanksFound 3 solutions by stanbon, trazana, Fombitz:Answer by stanbon(57250)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!3 5/12 - 1 7/12 = = 41/12 - 19/12 = 22/12 = 11/6 = 1 5/6 =========== Cheers, Stan H. Answer by trazana(1)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!1 5/6 Answer by Fombitz(13828)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Change your mixed numbers to fractions. 3 5/12=41/12 1 7/12=19/12 3 5/12 - 1 7/12 = 41/12-19/12 Same denominator, you can subtract. 3 5/12 - 1 7/12 = 41/12-19/12 3 5/12 - 1 7/12 = (41-19)/12 3 5/12 - 1 7/12 = 22/12 3 5/12 - 1 7/12 = (2*11)/(2*6) 3 5/12 - 1 7/12 = 11/6 3 5/12 - 1 7/12 = 1 5/6