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1^{st} number: 1 3/4, 2^{nd} number: 1 4/6

74 - 106 is 112.

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

LCM of 4 and 6 is**12**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 12 - For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 3 = 12,

74 = 7 × 34 × 3 = 2112 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 2 = 12,

106 = 10 × 26 × 2 = 2012 - Subtract the two like fractions:

2112 - 2012 = 21 - 2012 = 112

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