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1^{st} number: 3/10, 2^{nd} number: 1 7/49

310 - 5649 is -5970.

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

LCM of 10 and 49 is**490**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 490 - For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 49 = 490,

310 = 3 × 4910 × 49 = 147490 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 10 = 490,

5649 = 56 × 1049 × 10 = 560490 - Subtract the two like fractions:

147490 - 560490 = 147 - 560490 = -413490 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is -5970

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