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1^{st} number: 1 4/6, 2^{nd} number: 2/8

106 - 28 is 1712.

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

LCM of 6 and 8 is**24**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 24 - For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 4 = 24,

106 = 10 × 46 × 4 = 4024 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,

28 = 2 × 38 × 3 = 624 - Subtract the two like fractions:

4024 - 624 = 40 - 624 = 3424 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1712
- In mixed form: 1512

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