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1^{st} number: 2 2/6, 2^{nd} number: 6 9/12

146 - 8112 is -5312.

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

LCM of 6 and 12 is**12**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 12 - For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 2 = 12,

146 = 14 × 26 × 2 = 2812 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 1 = 12,

8112 = 81 × 112 × 1 = 8112 - Subtract the two like fractions:

2812 - 8112 = 28 - 8112 = -5312

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