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1^{st} number: 1 1/2, 2^{nd} number: 4/9

32 - 49 is 1918.

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

LCM of 2 and 9 is**18**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 18 - For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 9 = 18,

32 = 3 × 92 × 9 = 2718 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 2 = 18,

49 = 4 × 29 × 2 = 818 - Subtract the two like fractions:

2718 - 818 = 27 - 818 = 1918 - In mixed form: 1118

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