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1242 - 460 is 23105.

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

LCM of 42 and 60 is**420**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 420 - For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 10 = 420,

1242 = 12 × 1042 × 10 = 120420 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,

460 = 4 × 760 × 7 = 28420 - Subtract the two like fractions:

120420 - 28420 = 120 - 28420 = 92420 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is 23105

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