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1^{st} number: 7 0/6, 2^{nd} number: 5/12

426 - 512 is 7912.

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

LCM of 6 and 12 is**12**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 12 - For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 2 = 12,

426 = 42 × 26 × 2 = 8412 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 1 = 12,

512 = 5 × 112 × 1 = 512 - Subtract the two like fractions:

8412 - 512 = 84 - 512 = 7912 - In mixed form: 6712

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