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