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1^{st} number: 27/60, 2^{nd} number: 2 14/18

2760 - 5018 is -419180.

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

LCM of 60 and 18 is**180**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 180 - For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 3 = 180,

2760 = 27 × 360 × 3 = 81180 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 10 = 180,

5018 = 50 × 1018 × 10 = 500180 - Subtract the two like fractions:

81180 - 500180 = 81 - 500180 = -419180

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