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1^{st} number: 10 2/4, 2^{nd} number: 2 3/6

424 - 156 is 81.

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

LCM of 4 and 6 is**12**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 12 - For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 3 = 12,

424 = 42 × 34 × 3 = 12612 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 2 = 12,

156 = 15 × 26 × 2 = 3012 - Subtract the two like fractions:

12612 - 3012 = 126 - 3012 = 9612 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is 81

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