What is 14/11-16/22?

How much is 1411 minus 1622. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

  • 611
  • 0.5455 (rounded to 4 decimals)

Step by step solution

Subtract

1411 - 1622 = 1222

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

    Multiples of 11 are   11, 22 ....etc

    Multiples of 22 are   22 ...etc

    The LCM of 11 and 22 is 22. So, the common denominator of 1411 and 1622 is 22. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

    • 1411 - 1622
    • 14 * 211 * 2 - 16 * 122 * 1
    • 2822 - 1622
  2. Subtract

    • 2822 - 1622
    • 28 - 1622
    • 1222

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

Simplify

  • 1222
  • 611
  1. Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

    • 1222
    • 12 ÷ 222 ÷ 2
    • 611

    The greatest common divisor of 12 and 22 is 2, the fraction 1222 can be simplified or reduced to lowest terms by dividing the numerator and denominator by 2.