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1^{st} number: 4 2/24, 2^{nd} number: 1 6/9

9824 - 159 is 2912.

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

LCM of 24 and 9 is**72**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 72 - For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 3 = 72,

9824 = 98 × 324 × 3 = 29472 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 8 = 72,

159 = 15 × 89 × 8 = 12072 - Subtract the two like fractions:

29472 - 12072 = 294 - 12072 = 17472 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is 2912
- In mixed form: 2512

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