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1^{st} number: 2 1/2, 2^{nd} number: 6/8

52 - 68 is 74.

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

LCM of 2 and 8 is**8**

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

52 = 5 × 42 × 4 = 208 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 1 = 8,

68 = 6 × 18 × 1 = 68 - Subtract the two like fractions:

208 - 68 = 20 - 68 = 148 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is 74
- In mixed form: 134

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