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35 - 17 is 1635.

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

LCM of 5 and 7 is**35**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 35 - For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 7 = 35,

35 = 3 × 75 × 7 = 2135 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 5 = 35,

17 = 1 × 57 × 5 = 535 - Subtract the two like fractions:

2135 - 535 = 21 - 535 = 1635

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