# How do you simplify 5/6 - (-1/3)?

Sep 28, 2014

$\left(\frac{5}{6}\right) - \left(- \frac{1}{3}\right)$

$\left(\frac{5}{6}\right) - 1 \left(- \frac{1}{3}\right)$

$\frac{5}{6} + \frac{1}{3}$

taking LCM of $3$ and $6$ , which is $6$.

$\frac{5 + 1 \cdot 2}{6}$

$\frac{5 + 2}{6}$

$\frac{7}{6}$