# What is 1/3 - 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 1/3 and 1/11.

1/3 - 1/11 = 8/33 in fraction form

1/3 - 1/11 = 0.2424 in decimal form

This calculator, formula, step by step calculation and associated information to find the difference between 1/3 and 1/11 may help students, teachers,
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## How to Find Equivalent Fraction for 1/3-1/11?

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 1/3. For different, unequal or unlike denominators, use any one of the following methods to find the equivalent fraction for 1/3 minus 1/11.

1. LCM method

2. Cross multiplication method.

__Problem and Workout - LCM Method__

What is 1/3 minus 1/11 as a fraction by subtraction using LCM method?

step 1 Address *formula*, input parameters and values.

Input parameters and values:

1/3 & 1/11

1/3-1/11 = ?

step 2 For unequal denominators, find the LCM (least common multiple) for both denominators

The LCM for 3 and 11 is 33.

step 3 To have the common denominator, multiply the LCM with both numerator and denominator

=(1 x 33)/(3 x 33)-(1 x 33)/(11 x 33)

=11/33-3/33

=(11 - 3)/33

step 4 Find difference between numerators and rewrite it in a single form.

=8/33

1/3-1/11=8/33

By using LCM method, **8/33** is the equivalent fraction by subtracting 1/11 from 1/3.

__Problem and Workout - Cross Multiplication Method__

step 1 Address formula and input values.

Input values:

1/3 & 1/11

1/3 - 1/11 = ?

step 2 Cross multiply both numerator and denominator, multiply both denominators and rewrite as below

= (1 x 11) - (1 x 3)/(3 x 11)

step 3 Simplify and rewrite the fraction

= (11 - 3)/33

1/3-1/11 = 8/33

By using cross multiplication method, **8/33** is the difference between two fractions 1/3 and 1/11.