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1^{st} number: 3 0/14, 2^{nd} number: 5/12

4214 - 512 is 3112.

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

LCM of 14 and 12 is**84**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 84 - For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 6 = 84,

4214 = 42 × 614 × 6 = 25284 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 7 = 84,

512 = 5 × 712 × 7 = 3584 - Subtract the two like fractions:

25284 - 3584 = 252 - 3584 = 21784 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is 3112
- In mixed form: 2712

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