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1^{st} number: 2 2/4, 2^{nd} number: 1 1/9

104 - 109 is 2518.

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

LCM of 4 and 9 is**36**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 36 - For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 9 = 36,

104 = 10 × 94 × 9 = 9036 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 4 = 36,

109 = 10 × 49 × 4 = 4036 - Subtract the two like fractions:

9036 - 4036 = 90 - 4036 = 5036 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is 2518
- In mixed form: 1718

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