# What is 1/3 - 1/11? getcalc.com's two fractions subtraction calculator is an online basic math function tool to find what's the equivalent fraction for difference between two fractional numbers with different, unequal or unlike denominators 1/3 and 1/11.

1/3 - 1/11 = 8/33 in fraction form

1/3 - 1/11 = 0.2424 in decimal form
This calculator, formula, step by step calculation and associated information to find the difference between 1/3 & 1/11 may help students, teachers, parents or professionals to learn, teach, practice or verify such two fractions subtraction calculations efficiently.

## How to Find Equivalent Fraction for 1/3-1/11?

The below workout with step by step calculation shows how to find what is the difference between two fractions by subtracting a fraction 1/11 from 1/3. For different, unequal or unlike denominators, use any one of the following methods to find the equivalent fraction for 1/3 minus 1/11.
1. LCM method
2. Cross multiplication method.

Problem & Workout - LCM Method
What is 1/3 minus 1/11 as a fraction by subtraction using LCM method?

step 1 Address formula, input parameters & values.
Input parameters & values:
1/3 & 1/11
1/3-1/11 = ?

step 2 For unequal denominators, find the LCM (least common multiple) for both denominators
The LCM for 3 and 11 is 33.

step 3 To have the common denominator, multiply the LCM with both numerator & denominator
=(1 x 33)/(3 x 33)-(1 x 33)/(11 x 33)
=11/33-3/33
=(11 - 3)/33

step 4 Find difference between numerators and rewrite it in a single form.
=8/33
1/3-1/11=8/33

By using LCM method, 8/33 is the equivalent fraction by subtracting 1/11 from 1/3.

Problem & Workout - Cross Multiplication Method
step 1 Address formula, input parameters & values.
Input parameters & values:
1/3 & 1/11
1/3 - 1/11 = ?

step 2 Cross multiply both numerator & denominator, multiply both denominators and rewrite as below
= (1 x 11) - (1 x 3)/(3 x 11)

step 3 Simplify & rewrite the fraction
= (11 - 3)/33
1/3-1/11 = 8/33
By using cross multiplication method, 8/33 is the difference between two fractions 1/3 and 1/11. 