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1^{st} number: 3/75, 2^{nd} number: 1 23/40

375 - 6340 is -307200.

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

LCM of 75 and 40 is**600**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 600 - For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 8 = 600,

375 = 3 × 875 × 8 = 24600 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 15 = 600,

6340 = 63 × 1540 × 15 = 945600 - Subtract the two like fractions:

24600 - 945600 = 24 - 945600 = -921600 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is -307200

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