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1^{st} number: 21 0/2, 2^{nd} number: 27/36

422 - 2736 is 814.

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

LCM of 2 and 36 is**36**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 36 - For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 18 = 36,

422 = 42 × 182 × 18 = 75636 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 1 = 36,

2736 = 27 × 136 × 1 = 2736 - Subtract the two like fractions:

75636 - 2736 = 756 - 2736 = 72936 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is 814
- In mixed form: 2014

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