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1^{st} number: 2 1/2, 2^{nd} number: 6/7

52 - 67 is 2314.

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

LCM of 2 and 7 is**14**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 14 - For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 7 = 14,

52 = 5 × 72 × 7 = 3514 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 2 = 14,

67 = 6 × 27 × 2 = 1214 - Subtract the two like fractions:

3514 - 1214 = 35 - 1214 = 2314 - In mixed form: 1914

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