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Make it to a improper fraction first.

e.g.

1) 3 and 2/3 - 2 and 1/4

-> 11/3 - 9/4

->the Least Common Multiple of 3 and 4 is 12

so

-> (44-27)/12

->17/12

Change it back to a mixed fraction if you want.

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You must first convert the fractions to equivalent improper fractions with a common denominator.

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