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1^{st} number: 3 0/2, 2^{nd} number: 3/9

62 - 39 is 83.

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

LCM of 2 and 9 is**18**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 18 - For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 9 = 18,

62 = 6 × 92 × 9 = 5418 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 2 = 18,

39 = 3 × 29 × 2 = 618 - Subtract the two like fractions:

5418 - 618 = 54 - 618 = 4818 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is 83
- In mixed form: 223

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