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7 1/4 - 5 1/8

Change to common denominator

7 2/8 - 5 1/8

Subtract the whole numbers, then subtract the numerators of the fractions, don't subtract the denominators, just leave them as they are, and combine the results.

7-5 = 2

2-1 = 1

Answer: 2 1/8

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