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1^{st} number: 1 3/7, 2^{nd} number: 3/8

107 - 38 is 5956.

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

LCM of 7 and 8 is**56**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 56 - For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 8 = 56,

107 = 10 × 87 × 8 = 8056 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,

38 = 3 × 78 × 7 = 2156 - Subtract the two like fractions:

8056 - 2156 = 80 - 2156 = 5956 - In mixed form: 1356

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