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1^{st} number: 3 0/2, 2^{nd} number: 1 3/4

62 - 74 is 54.

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

LCM of 2 and 4 is**4**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 4 - For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 2 = 4,

62 = 6 × 22 × 2 = 124 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 1 = 4,

74 = 7 × 14 × 1 = 74 - Subtract the two like fractions:

124 - 74 = 12 - 74 = 54 - In mixed form: 114

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