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1^{st} number: 1/9, 2^{nd} number: 2 10/40

19 - 9040 is -7736.

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

LCM of 9 and 40 is**360**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 360 - For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 40 = 360,

19 = 1 × 409 × 40 = 40360 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 9 = 360,

9040 = 90 × 940 × 9 = 810360 - Subtract the two like fractions:

40360 - 810360 = 40 - 810360 = -770360 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is -7736

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