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1^{st} number: 1 2/18, 2^{nd} number: 18/70

2018 - 1870 is 269315.

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

LCM of 18 and 70 is**630**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 630 - For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 35 = 630,

2018 = 20 × 3518 × 35 = 700630 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 9 = 630,

1870 = 18 × 970 × 9 = 162630 - Subtract the two like fractions:

700630 - 162630 = 700 - 162630 = 538630 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is 269315

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