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1^{st} number: 49 0/2, 2^{nd} number: 4 6/12

982 - 5412 is 892.

- 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,

982 = 98 × 62 × 6 = 58812 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 1 = 12,

5412 = 54 × 112 × 1 = 5412 - Subtract the two like fractions:

58812 - 5412 = 588 - 5412 = 53412 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is 892
- In mixed form: 4412

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