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1^{st} number: 4/7, 2^{nd} number: 2 9/27

47 - 6327 is -3721.

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

LCM of 7 and 27 is**189**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 189 - For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 27 = 189,

47 = 4 × 277 × 27 = 108189 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 7 = 189,

6327 = 63 × 727 × 7 = 441189 - Subtract the two like fractions:

108189 - 441189 = 108 - 441189 = -333189 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is -3721

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