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What Number Should Be Subtracted from − 5 3 to Get 5 6 ? - Mathematics

Sum

What number should be subtracted from \[\frac{- 5}{3}\] to get\[\frac{5}{6}?\]

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Solution

\[\text{Let x be subtracted .} \]
\[ \therefore \frac{- 5}{3} - x = \frac{5}{6}\]
\[ \Rightarrow x = \frac{- 5}{3} - \frac{5}{6}\]
\[ \Rightarrow x = \frac{- 10}{6} - \frac{5}{6}\]
\[ \Rightarrow x = \frac{- 10 - 5}{6} = \frac{- 15}{6} = \frac{- 5}{2}\]

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RD Sharma Class 8 Maths
Chapter 1 Rational Numbers
Exercise 1.3 | Q 10 | Page 18
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