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1^{st} number: 1 3/4, 2^{nd} number: 6/9

74 - 69 is 1312.

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

LCM of 4 and 9 is**36**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 36 - For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 9 = 36,

74 = 7 × 94 × 9 = 6336 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 4 = 36,

69 = 6 × 49 × 4 = 2436 - Subtract the two like fractions:

6336 - 2436 = 63 - 2436 = 3936 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1312
- In mixed form: 1112

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