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    What is 5/4 minus 1/9?

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    5/4 - 1/9 as a fraction provides the detailed information about what is the difference between 5/4 and 1/9 in fraction and decimal form, and the answer with steps to understand how it is being calculated by using different methods.

    5/4-1/9 equals to
    5/4 - 1/9 = 41/36
    Hence, 5/4 - 1/9 is equal to 41/36.
    where
    5/4 is a fraction as a minuend,
    1/9 is a fraction as a subtrahend,
    41/36 is the difference between 5/4 and 1/9.

    5/4 minus 1/9 as a decimal
    5/4 - 1/9 = 41/36
    41/36 = 1.1389
    Hence, 5/4-1/9 can be written as 1.1389 in decimal.
    where
    1.1389 is the difference between 5/4 and 1/9.

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    How-to: 5/4 - 1/9 = ?

    The below workout with step by step calculation for subtracting 5/4 from 1/9 shows how to find what is the difference between 5/4 and 1/9. The difference of fractions 5/4 minus 1/9 can be obtained by using anyone of the two methods below:
    1. LCM method,
    2. Cross multiplication method.

    Problem and Workout - LCM Method:
    What is 5/4 minus 1/9 as a fraction?

    step 1 Observe the input parameters and what to be found:
    Input:
    Fraction A: 5/4
    Fraction B: 1/9

    What to be found?
    5/4-1/9 = ?
    Find what's the difference between 5/4 and 1/9.


    step 2 Compare the denominators of fractions 5/4 and 1/9 to identify whether it is a like or unlike fraction subtraction. Since the denominators of given fractions 5/4 and 1/9 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 5/4 and 1/9:
    The LCM of 4 and 9 is 36.


    step 4 Write the fractions 5/4 and 1/9 in the subtraction expression form and multiply LCM with all the numerators and denominators of both fractions.
    =5/4-1/9
    =(5 x 36)/(4 x 36)-(1 x 36)/(9 x 36)


    step 5 Simplify the expression to have common denominator:
    =45/36-4/36


    step 6 Take the common values out and rewrite the above expression like the below:
    =1/36 x (45/1-4/1)
    =1/36 x (45 - 4)


    step 7Simplify the above expression further:
    =1/36 x 41
    =41/36
    5/4-1/9=41/36

    Hence,
    5/4 minus 1/9 equals to 41/36 in fraction.



    Problem and Workout - Cross Multiplication Method
    step 1 Observe the input parameters and what to be found:
    Input:
    Fraction A: 5/4
    Fraction B: 1/9

    What to be found?
    5/4-1/9 = ?
    Find what's the difference between 5/4 and 1/9.

    step 2 Find the product of numerator of Fraction A and denominator of Fraction B (5 x 9), find the product of numerator of Fraction B and denominator of Fraction A (1 x 4), and find the product of both denominators of Fraction A and Fraction B (4 x 9) and rewrite the equation as like the below:
    = (5 x 9) - (1 x 4)/(4 x 9)

    step 3 Simplify and rewrite the fraction:
    = (45 - 4)/36
    5/4-1/9 = 41/36
    Hence,
    5/4 minus 1/9 = 41/36

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