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1^{st} number: 3/4, 2^{nd} number: 3 3/5

34 - 185 is -5720.

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

LCM of 4 and 5 is**20** - For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 5 = 20,

34 = 3 × 54 × 5 = 1520 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 4 = 20,

185 = 18 × 45 × 4 = 7220 - Subtract the two fractions:

1520 - 7220 = 15 - 7220 = -5720

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