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1^{st} number: 2 1/4, 2^{nd} number: 1 1/7

94 - 87 is 3128.

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

LCM of 4 and 7 is**28**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 28 - For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 7 = 28,

94 = 9 × 74 × 7 = 6328 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 4 = 28,

87 = 8 × 47 × 4 = 3228 - Subtract the two like fractions:

6328 - 3228 = 63 - 3228 = 3128 - In mixed form: 1328

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