## Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall

# Skills Handbook - Adding and Subtracting Fractions - Exercises: 18

#### Answer

$\frac{1}{11}$

#### Work Step by Step

In order to add or subtract fractions, we need common denominators. Because 5/11 and 4/11 already have the same denominator, 11, we can subtract the numerators: $\frac{5}{11} - \frac{4}{11} = \frac{1}{11}$

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