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1^{st} number: 2 1/3, 2^{nd} number: 1 2/7

73 - 97 is 2221.

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

LCM of 3 and 7 is**21**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 21 - For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 7 = 21,

73 = 7 × 73 × 7 = 4921 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 3 = 21,

97 = 9 × 37 × 3 = 2721 - Subtract the two like fractions:

4921 - 2721 = 49 - 2721 = 2221 - In mixed form: 1121

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