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1^{st} number: 3/6, 2^{nd} number: 1 4/20

36 - 2420 is -710.

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

LCM of 6 and 20 is**60**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 60 - For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 10 = 60,

36 = 3 × 106 × 10 = 3060 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 3 = 60,

2420 = 24 × 320 × 3 = 7260 - Subtract the two like fractions:

3060 - 7260 = 30 - 7260 = -4260 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is -710

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