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Question id: 236. This question is typical of the type of question in a IGCSE Core examination. The use of a calculator is not allowed.

Without using your calculator, work out the value of the following calculations giving each answer as a fraction in its lowest terms. You must show all your working.

(a)

$$1\frac{5}{12} - \frac58$$

(b)

$$\frac49 รท 6\frac23$$
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