
Reason: 
= 5/3  5/6 
Convert the mixed number to a topheavy fraction. 
Denominator = 6 
The lowest common multiple of 3 and 6 is 6. Our denominator will be 6. 
5/3 becomes 10/6 
Change 5/3 to 10/6 by multiplying above and below the line by 2. 
5/6 stays as 5/6 
Keep 5/6 as 5/6. 
= 10/6  5/6 
Now we have fractions with the same denominator. 
= 5/6 
Keep the denominator 6. Subtract 5 from 10 to get the numerator 5. 