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1^{st} number: 2 0/14, 2^{nd} number: 6/40

2814 - 640 is 3720.

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

LCM of 14 and 40 is**280**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 280 - For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 20 = 280,

2814 = 28 × 2014 × 20 = 560280 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 7 = 280,

640 = 6 × 740 × 7 = 42280 - Subtract the two like fractions:

560280 - 42280 = 560 - 42280 = 518280 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is 3720
- In mixed form: 11720

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