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1^{st} number: 3 1/3, 2^{nd} number: 2 2/4

103 - 104 is 56.

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

LCM of 3 and 4 is**12**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 12 - For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 4 = 12,

103 = 10 × 43 × 4 = 4012 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 3 = 12,

104 = 10 × 34 × 3 = 3012 - Subtract the two like fractions:

4012 - 3012 = 40 - 3012 = 1012 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is 56

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