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1^{st} number: 1/2, 2^{nd} number: 1 2/7

12 - 97 is -1114.

- Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:

LCM of 2 and 7 is**14**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 14 - For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 7 = 14,

12 = 1 × 72 × 7 = 714 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 2 = 14,

97 = 9 × 27 × 2 = 1814 - Subtract the two like fractions:

714 - 1814 = 7 - 1814 = -1114

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