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1^{st} number: 2 0/4, 2^{nd} number: 1 1/6

84 - 76 is 56.

- 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,

84 = 8 × 34 × 3 = 2412 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 2 = 12,

76 = 7 × 26 × 2 = 1412 - Subtract the two like fractions:

2412 - 1412 = 24 - 1412 = 1012 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is 56

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