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1^{st} number: 42 0/2, 2^{nd} number: 3/12

842 - 312 is 1674.

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

LCM of 2 and 12 is**12**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 12 - For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 6 = 12,

842 = 84 × 62 × 6 = 50412 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 1 = 12,

312 = 3 × 112 × 1 = 312 - Subtract the two like fractions:

50412 - 312 = 504 - 312 = 50112 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1674
- In mixed form: 4134

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