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1^{st} number: 2 9/36, 2^{nd} number: 5 5/9

8136 - 509 is -11936.

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

LCM of 36 and 9 is**36**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 36 - For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 1 = 36,

8136 = 81 × 136 × 1 = 8136 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 4 = 36,

509 = 50 × 49 × 4 = 20036 - Subtract the two like fractions:

8136 - 20036 = 81 - 20036 = -11936

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