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1^{st} number: 2/4, 2^{nd} number: 1 1/8

24 - 98 is -58.

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

LCM of 4 and 8 is**8**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 8 - For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 2 = 8,

24 = 2 × 24 × 2 = 48 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 1 = 8,

98 = 9 × 18 × 1 = 98 - Subtract the two like fractions:

48 - 98 = 4 - 98 = -58

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