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

32 - 27 is 1714.

- 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,

32 = 3 × 72 × 7 = 2114 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 2 = 14,

27 = 2 × 27 × 2 = 414 - Subtract the two like fractions:

2114 - 414 = 21 - 414 = 1714 - In mixed form: 1314

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