# Simplify 5/6-1/12*4

56-112⋅4
Simplify each term.
Cancel the common factor of 4.
Move the leading negative in -112 into the numerator.
56+-112⋅4
Factor 4 out of 12.
56+-14(3)⋅4
Cancel the common factor.
56+-14⋅3⋅4
Rewrite the expression.
56+-13
56+-13
Move the negative in front of the fraction.
56-13
56-13
To write -13 as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by 22.
56-13⋅22
Write each expression with a common denominator of 6, by multiplying each by an appropriate factor of 1.
Multiply 13 and 22.
56-23⋅2
Multiply 3 by 2.
56-26
56-26
Combine the numerators over the common denominator.
5-26
Subtract 2 from 5.
36
Cancel the common factor of 3 and 6.
Factor 3 out of 3.
3(1)6
Cancel the common factors.
Factor 3 out of 6.
3⋅13⋅2
Cancel the common factor.
3⋅13⋅2
Rewrite the expression.
12
12
12
The result can be shown in multiple forms.
Exact Form:
12
Decimal Form:
0.5
Simplify 5/6-1/12*4

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