What is 23/3-13/11?

How much is 233 minus 1311. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

  • 21433
  • 6 1633
  • 6.4848 (rounded to 4 decimals)

Step by step solution

Subtract

233 - 1311 = 21433

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

    Multiples of 3 are   3, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 21, 24, ..., 33 ....etc

    Multiples of 11 are   11, 22, 33 ...etc

    The LCM of 3 and 11 is 33. So, the common denominator of 233 and 1311 is 33. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

    • 233 - 1311
    • 23 * 113 * 11 - 13 * 311 * 3
    • 25333 - 3933
  2. Subtract

    • 25333 - 3933
    • 253 - 3933
    • 21433

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

Simplify

  • 21433
  • 6 1633
  1. Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

    The greatest common divisor of 214 and 33 is 1, the fraction 21433 cannot be further simplified or reduced to lowest terms

  2. Convert improper fraction 21433 to mixed number

    • 21433
    • 6 1633

    214 divided by 33 is 6 with a remainder of 16