# What is 4/29-11/1?

How much is 429 minus 111. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

• - 31529
• - 10 2529
• 10.8621 (rounded to 4 decimals)

## Step by step solution

Subtract

429 - 111 = - 31529

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

Multiples of 29 are   29 ....etc

Multiples of 1 are   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, ..., 29 ...etc

The LCM of 29 and 1 is 29. So, the common denominator of 429 and 111 is 29. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

• 429 - 111
• 4 * 129 * 1 - 11 * 291 * 29
• 429 - 31929
2. ### Subtract

• 429 - 31929
• 4 - 31929
• - 31529

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

Simplify

• - 31529
• - 10 2529
1. ### Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

The greatest common divisor of 315 and 29 is 1, the fraction - 31529 cannot be further simplified or reduced to lowest terms

2. ### Convert improper fraction - 31529 to mixed number

• - 31529
• - 10 2529

315 divided by 29 is 10 with a remainder of 25