# What is 2/5 - 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 2/5 and 1/11.

2/5 - 1/11 = 17/55 in fraction form

2/5 - 1/11 = 0.3091 in decimal form
This calculator, formula, step by step calculation and associated information to find the difference between 2/5 and 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 2/5-1/11?

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 2/5. For different, unequal or unlike denominators, use any one of the following methods to find the equivalent fraction for 2/5 minus 1/11.
1. LCM method
2. Cross multiplication method.

Problem and Workout - LCM Method
What is 2/5 minus 1/11 as a fraction by subtraction using LCM method?

step 1 Address formula, input parameters and values.
Input parameters and values:
2/5 & 1/11
2/5-1/11 = ?

step 2 For unequal denominators, find the LCM (least common multiple) for both denominators
The LCM for 5 and 11 is 55.

step 3 To have the common denominator, multiply the LCM with both numerator and denominator
=(2 x 55)/(5 x 55)-(1 x 55)/(11 x 55)
=22/55-5/55
=(22 - 5)/55

step 4 Find difference between numerators and rewrite it in a single form.
=17/55
2/5-1/11=17/55

By using LCM method, 17/55 is the equivalent fraction by subtracting 1/11 from 2/5.

Problem and Workout - Cross Multiplication Method
step 1 Address formula and input values.
Input values:
2/5 & 1/11
2/5 - 1/11 = ?

step 2 Cross multiply both numerator and denominator, multiply both denominators and rewrite as 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
By using cross multiplication method, 17/55 is the difference between two fractions 2/5 and 1/11. 