What is 14/11-22/21?

How much is 1411 minus 2221. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

  • 52231
  • 0.2251 (rounded to 4 decimals)

Step by step solution

Subtract

1411 - 2221 = 52231

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

    Multiples of 11 are   11, 22, 33, 44, 55, 66, 77, ..., 231 ....etc

    Multiples of 21 are   21, 42, 63, 84, 105, 126, 147, ..., 231 ...etc

    The LCM of 11 and 21 is 231. So, the common denominator of 1411 and 2221 is 231. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

    • 1411 - 2221
    • 14 * 2111 * 21 - 22 * 1121 * 11
    • 294231 - 242231
  2. Subtract

    • 294231 - 242231
    • 294 - 242231
    • 52231

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

Simplify

  • 52231
  1. Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

    The greatest common divisor of 52 and 231 is 1, the fraction 52231 cannot be further simplified or reduced to lowest terms