# Question #f233e

Apr 5, 2017

Subtract $\frac{2}{3} - \frac{1}{2} = \frac{1}{6}$

#### Explanation:

To find out how much is left subtract 1/2 from 2/3

$\frac{2}{3} - \frac{1}{2}$

To subtract there needs to be a common denominator. The LCM between 3 and 2 is 6 so change both fractions to a denominator of 6.

$\frac{2}{3} \times \frac{2}{2} - \frac{1}{2} \times \frac{3}{3}$ This gives

$\frac{4}{6} - \frac{3}{6} = \frac{1}{6}$