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1^{st} number: 4 0/2, 2^{nd} number: 2/8

82 - 28 is 154.

- 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,

82 = 8 × 42 × 4 = 328 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 1 = 8,

28 = 2 × 18 × 1 = 28 - Subtract the two like fractions:

328 - 28 = 32 - 28 = 308 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is 154
- In mixed form: 334

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