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1^{st} number: 2 0/5, 2^{nd} number: 7/10

105 - 710 is 1310.

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

LCM of 5 and 10 is**10**

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

105 = 10 × 25 × 2 = 2010 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 1 = 10,

710 = 7 × 110 × 1 = 710 - Subtract the two like fractions:

2010 - 710 = 20 - 710 = 1310 - In mixed form: 1310

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