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1^{st} number: 2 0/4, 2^{nd} number: 1 2/8

84 - 108 is 34.

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

LCM of 4 and 8 is**8**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 8 - For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 2 = 8,

84 = 8 × 24 × 2 = 168 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 1 = 8,

108 = 10 × 18 × 1 = 108 - Subtract the two like fractions:

168 - 108 = 16 - 108 = 68 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is 34

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