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    2/5 minus 1/11 as a fraction

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    2/5 - 1/11 as a fraction provides the detailed information about what is 2/5 minus 1/11 in fraction and decimal form, and the answer with steps to understand how it is being calculated by using different methods.

    2/5-1/11 equals to
    2/5 - 1/11 = (?)
    2/5 - 1/11 = [(2 x 11) - (1 x 5)]/(5 x 11)
    = (22 - 5)/55
    = 17/55
    2/5 - 1/11 = 17/55
    2/5 minus 1/11 is equal to 17/55

    where
    2/5 is a fraction as a minuend,
    1/11 is a fraction as a subtrahend,
    17/55 is the difference between 2/5 and 1/11.

    2/5 minus 1/11 as a decimal
    2/5 - 1/11 = 17/55
    17/55 = 0.3091
    2/5-1/11 as a decimal is 0.3091
    where
    0.3091 is the difference between 2/5 and 1/11.

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    How-to: 2/5 - 1/11 = ?

    The below workout with step by step calculation shows how to find what is 2/5 minus 1/11 in simplest form by using the following methods:
    1. LCM method,
    2. Cross multiplication method.

    Problem and Workout - LCM Method:
    What is 2/5 minus 1/11 as a fraction?

    step 1 Observe the input parameters and what to be found:
    Input:
    Fraction A: 2/5
    Fraction B: 1/11

    What to be found?
    2/5-1/11 = ?
    Find what's the difference between 2/5 and 1/11.


    step 2 Compare the denominators of fractions 2/5 and 1/11 to identify whether it is a like or unlike fraction subtraction. Since the denominators of given fractions 2/5 and 1/11 are not equal, it is said to be unlike fractions subtraction.

    step 3For unlike fractions subtraction, find the LCM (least common multiple) of both denominators of fractions 2/5 and 1/11:
    The LCM of 5 and 11 is 55.


    step 4 Write the fractions 2/5 and 1/11 in the subtraction expression form and multiply LCM with all the numerators and denominators of both fractions.
    =2/5-1/11
    =(2 x 55)/(5 x 55)-(1 x 55)/(11 x 55)


    step 5 Simplify the expression to have common denominator:
    =22/55-5/55


    step 6 Take the common values out and rewrite the above expression like the below:
    =1/55 x (22/1-5/1)
    =1/55 x (22 - 5)


    step 7Simplify the above expression further:
    =1/55 x 17
    =17/55
    2/5-1/11=17/55

    Hence,
    2/5 minus 1/11 equals to 17/55 in fraction.



    Problem and Workout - Cross Multiplication Method
    step 1 Observe the input parameters and what to be found:
    Input:
    Fraction A: 2/5
    Fraction B: 1/11

    What to be found?
    2/5-1/11 = ?
    Find what's the difference between 2/5 and 1/11.

    step 2 Find the product of numerator of Fraction A and denominator of Fraction B (2 x 11), find the product of numerator of Fraction B and denominator of Fraction A (1 x 5), and find the product of both denominators of Fraction A and Fraction B (5 x 11) and rewrite the equation as like the below:
    = (2 x 11) - (1 x 5)/(5 x 11)

    step 3 Simplify and rewrite the fraction:
    = (22 - 5)/55
    2/5-1/11 = 17/55
    Hence,
    2/5 minus 1/11 = 17/55

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