What is 4/3-18/11?

How much is 43 minus 1811. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

  • - 1033
  • 0.303 (rounded to 4 decimals)

Step by step solution

Subtract

43 - 1811 = - 1033

  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 43 and 1811 is 33. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

    • 43 - 1811
    • 4 * 113 * 11 - 18 * 311 * 3
    • 4433 - 5433
  2. Subtract

    • 4433 - 5433
    • 44 - 5433
    • - 1033

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

Simplify

  • - 1033
  1. Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

    The greatest common divisor of 10 and 33 is 1, the fraction - 1033 cannot be further simplified or reduced to lowest terms