# What is 11/16-13/23?

How much is 1116 minus 1323. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

• 45368
• 0.1223 (rounded to 4 decimals)

## Step by step solution

Subtract

1116 - 1323 = 45368

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

Multiples of 16 are   16, 32, 48, 64, 80, 96, 112, ..., 368 ....etc

Multiples of 23 are   23, 46, 69, 92, 115, 138, 161, ..., 368 ...etc

The LCM of 16 and 23 is 368. So, the common denominator of 1116 and 1323 is 368. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

• 1116 - 1323
• 11 * 2316 * 23 - 13 * 1623 * 16
• 253368 - 208368
2. ### Subtract

• 253368 - 208368
• 253 - 208368
• 45368

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

Simplify

• 45368
1. ### Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

The greatest common divisor of 45 and 368 is 1, the fraction 45368 cannot be further simplified or reduced to lowest terms