# What is 5/7 - 5/11? 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 5/7 and 5/11.

5/7 - 5/11 = 20/77 in fraction form

5/7 - 5/11 = 0.2597 in decimal form
This calculator, formula, step by step calculation and associated information to find the difference between 5/7 and 5/11 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 5/7-5/11?

The below workout with step by step calculation shows how to find what is the difference between two fractions by subtracting a fraction 5/11 from 5/7. For different, unequal or unlike denominators, use any one of the following methods to find the equivalent fraction for 5/7 minus 5/11.
1. LCM method
2. Cross multiplication method.

Problem and Workout - LCM Method
What is 5/7 minus 5/11 as a fraction by subtraction using LCM method?

step 1 Address formula, input parameters and values.
Input parameters and values:
5/7 & 5/11
5/7-5/11 = ?

step 2 For unequal denominators, find the LCM (least common multiple) for both denominators
The LCM for 7 and 11 is 77.

step 3 To have the common denominator, multiply the LCM with both numerator and denominator
=(5 x 77)/(7 x 77)-(5 x 77)/(11 x 77)
=55/77-35/77
=(55 - 35)/77

step 4 Find difference between numerators and rewrite it in a single form.
=20/77
5/7-5/11=20/77

By using LCM method, 20/77 is the equivalent fraction by subtracting 5/11 from 5/7.

Problem and Workout - Cross Multiplication Method
step 1 Address formula and input values.
Input values:
5/7 & 5/11
5/7 - 5/11 = ?

step 2 Cross multiply both numerator and denominator, multiply both denominators and rewrite as below
= (5 x 11) - (5 x 7)/(7 x 11)

step 3 Simplify and rewrite the fraction
= (55 - 35)/77
5/7-5/11 = 20/77
By using cross multiplication method, 20/77 is the difference between two fractions 5/7 and 5/11. 