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1^{st} number: 7 0/6, 2^{nd} number: 5/42

426 - 542 is 28942.

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

LCM of 6 and 42 is**42**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 42 - For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,

426 = 42 × 76 × 7 = 29442 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 1 = 42,

542 = 5 × 142 × 1 = 542 - Subtract the two like fractions:

29442 - 542 = 294 - 542 = 28942 - In mixed form: 63742

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