# What is 9/2 - 11/4? 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 9/2 and 11/4.

9/2 - 11/4 = 14/8 as simplified as 7/4 in fraction form

9/2 - 11/4 = 1.75 in decimal form
This calculator, formula, step by step calculation and associated information to find the difference between 9/2 and 11/4 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 9/2-11/4?

The below workout with step by step calculation shows how to find what is the difference between two fractions by subtracting a fraction 11/4 from 9/2. For different, unequal or unlike denominators, use any one of the following methods to find the equivalent fraction for 9/2 minus 11/4.
1. LCM method
2. Cross multiplication method.

Problem and Workout - LCM Method
What is 9/2 minus 11/4 as a fraction by subtraction using LCM method?

step 1 Address formula, input parameters and values.
Input parameters and values:
9/2 & 11/4
9/2-11/4 = ?

step 2 For unequal denominators, find the LCM (least common multiple) for both denominators
The LCM for 2 and 4 is 4.

step 3 To have the common denominator, multiply the LCM with both numerator and denominator
=(9 x 4)/(2 x 4)-(11 x 4)/(4 x 4)
=18/4-11/4
=(18 - 11)/4

step 4 Find difference between numerators and rewrite it in a single form.
=7/4
9/2-11/4=7/4

By using LCM method, 7/4 is the equivalent fraction by subtracting 11/4 from 9/2.

Problem and Workout - Cross Multiplication Method
step 1 Address formula and input values.
Input values:
9/2 & 11/4
9/2 - 11/4 = ?

step 2 Cross multiply both numerator and denominator, multiply both denominators and rewrite as below
= (9 x 4) - (11 x 2)/(2 x 4)

step 3 Simplify and rewrite the fraction
= (36 - 22)/8
= 14/8
= 7/4
9/2-11/4 = 7/4
By using cross multiplication method, 7/4 is the difference between two fractions 9/2 and 11/4. 