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1^{st} number: 3/30, 2^{nd} number: 1 23/40

330 - 6340 is -5940.

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

LCM of 30 and 40 is**120**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 120 - For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,

330 = 3 × 430 × 4 = 12120 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,

6340 = 63 × 340 × 3 = 189120 - Subtract the two like fractions:

12120 - 189120 = 12 - 189120 = -177120 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is -5940

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