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What is 11/12 - 10/12?

What is 11/12 - 10/12?

Here's how to subtract 10/12 from 11/12:

11
12
10
12

Step 1

Since our denominators match, we can subtract the numerators.

11 − 10 = 1

So the answer is:

1
12

Step 2

Last of all, we need to simplify the fraction, if possible. Can it be reduced to a simpler fraction?

To find out, we try dividing it by 2...

No good. 2 is larger than 1. So we're done reducing.

There you have it! The final answer is:
11
12
10
12
=
1
12