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1^{st} number: 1 3/18, 2^{nd} number: 1 10/50

2118 - 6050 is -130.

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

LCM of 18 and 50 is**450**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 450 - For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 25 = 450,

2118 = 21 × 2518 × 25 = 525450 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 9 = 450,

6050 = 60 × 950 × 9 = 540450 - Subtract the two like fractions:

525450 - 540450 = 525 - 540450 = -15450 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is -130

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