Evaluate 1/2–11/14

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12–1114
Simplify each term.
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Move the negative in front of the fraction.
12–1114
Multiply –1114.
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Multiply -1 by -1.
12+1(1114)
Multiply 1114 by 1.
12+1114
12+1114
12+1114
To write 12 as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by 77.
12⋅77+1114
Write each expression with a common denominator of 14, by multiplying each by an appropriate factor of 1.
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Multiply 12 and 77.
72⋅7+1114
Multiply 2 by 7.
714+1114
714+1114
Combine the numerators over the common denominator.
7+1114
Add 7 and 11.
1814
Cancel the common factor of 18 and 14.
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Factor 2 out of 18.
2(9)14
Cancel the common factors.
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Factor 2 out of 14.
2⋅92⋅7
Cancel the common factor.
2⋅92⋅7
Rewrite the expression.
97
97
97
The result can be shown in multiple forms.
Exact Form:
97
Decimal Form:
1.285714‾
Mixed Number Form:
127
Evaluate 1/2–11/14

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