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1^{st} number: 49/56, 2^{nd} number: 5 5/9

4956 - 509 is -33772.

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

LCM of 56 and 9 is**504**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 504 - For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 9 = 504,

4956 = 49 × 956 × 9 = 441504 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 56 = 504,

509 = 50 × 569 × 56 = 2800504 - Subtract the two like fractions:

441504 - 2800504 = 441 - 2800504 = -2359504 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is -33772

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