The sum 42

The sum of two fractions is 6 5/6. If the bigger fraction is subtracted by 3/4, the difference is 4 7/12. What is the smaller fraction?

Correct answer:

b =  1 12 = 3/2

Step-by-step explanation:

s=665=6+65=66 6+5=636+5=641=6656.8333 d=4127=4+127=124 12+7=1248+7=1255=41274.5833  a43 = d  a=d+43=1255+43=1255+129=1255+9=1264=316=5315.3333  a+b=s  b=sa=641316=641632=64132=69=23=121=1.5

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