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1^{st} number: 4 0/2, 2^{nd} number: 1/7

82 - 17 is 277.

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

LCM of 2 and 7 is**14**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 14 - For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 7 = 14,

82 = 8 × 72 × 7 = 5614 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 2 = 14,

17 = 1 × 27 × 2 = 214 - Subtract the two like fractions:

5614 - 214 = 56 - 214 = 5414 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is 277
- In mixed form: 367

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