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1^{st} number: 5 0/2, 2^{nd} number: 1 2/5

102 - 75 is 185.

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

LCM of 2 and 5 is**10**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 10 - For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 5 = 10,

102 = 10 × 52 × 5 = 5010 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 2 = 10,

75 = 7 × 25 × 2 = 1410 - Subtract the two like fractions:

5010 - 1410 = 50 - 1410 = 3610 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is 185
- In mixed form: 335

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