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26 - 47 is -521.

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

LCM of 6 and 7 is**42**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 42 - For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,

26 = 2 × 76 × 7 = 1442 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 6 = 42,

47 = 4 × 67 × 6 = 2442 - Subtract the two like fractions:

1442 - 2442 = 14 - 2442 = -1042 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is -521

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