What is 5/6 written as a sum of unit fractions?

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Feb 9, 2018

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The simplest form is #5/6 = 1/2 + 1/3#

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We can express #5/6# as the sum of #1/2# and #1/3#, since:

#1/2+1/3 = 3/6+2/6 = 5/6#

Such a sum of unit fractions is called an Egyptian fraction.

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