# What is 4/7-11/5?

How much is 47 minus 115. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

• - 5735
• - 1 2235
• 1.6286 (rounded to 4 decimals)

## Step by step solution

Subtract

47 - 115 = - 5735

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

Multiples of 7 are   7, 14, 21, 28, 35 ....etc

Multiples of 5 are   5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 ...etc

The LCM of 7 and 5 is 35. So, the common denominator of 47 and 115 is 35. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

• 47 - 115
• 4 * 57 * 5 - 11 * 75 * 7
• 2035 - 7735
2. ### Subtract

• 2035 - 7735
• 20 - 7735
• - 5735

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

Simplify

• - 5735
• - 1 2235
1. ### Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

The greatest common divisor of 57 and 35 is 1, the fraction - 5735 cannot be further simplified or reduced to lowest terms

2. ### Convert improper fraction - 5735 to mixed number

• - 5735
• - 1 2235

57 divided by 35 is 1 with a remainder of 22