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1^{st} number: 1 4/12, 2^{nd} number: 1 28/35

1612 - 6335 is -715.

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

LCM of 12 and 35 is**420**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 420 - For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 35 = 420,

1612 = 16 × 3512 × 35 = 560420 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 12 = 420,

6335 = 63 × 1235 × 12 = 756420 - Subtract the two like fractions:

560420 - 756420 = 560 - 756420 = -196420 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is -715

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