What is 11/11-12/12?

How much is 1111 minus 1212. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

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Step by step solution

Subtract

1111 - 1212 = 0132

  1. Find common denominator by finding the Least Common Multiple(LCM)

    Multiples of 11 are   11, 22, 33, 44, 55, 66, 77, ..., 132 ....etc

    Multiples of 12 are   12, 24, 36, 48, 60, 72, 84, ..., 132 ...etc

    The LCM of 11 and 12 is 132. So, the common denominator of 1111 and 1212 is 132. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

    • 1111 - 1212
    • 11 * 1211 * 12 - 12 * 1112 * 11
    • 132132 - 132132
  2. Subtract

    • 132132 - 132132
    • 132 - 132132
    • 0132

    Subtract the numerators and place the difference over the common denominator.

Simplify

  • 0132
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