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1^{st} number: 3 0/14, 2^{nd} number: 2 3/6

4214 - 156 is 12.

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

LCM of 14 and 6 is**42**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 42 - For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 3 = 42,

4214 = 42 × 314 × 3 = 12642 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,

156 = 15 × 76 × 7 = 10542 - Subtract the two like fractions:

12642 - 10542 = 126 - 10542 = 2142 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is 12

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