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

34 - 106 is -1112.

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

LCM of 4 and 6 is**12**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 12 - For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 3 = 12,

34 = 3 × 34 × 3 = 912 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 2 = 12,

106 = 10 × 26 × 2 = 2012 - Subtract the two like fractions:

912 - 2012 = 9 - 2012 = -1112

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