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1^{st} number: 1 10/20, 2^{nd} number: 18/48

3020 - 1848 is 98.

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

LCM of 20 and 48 is**240**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 240 - For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 12 = 240,

3020 = 30 × 1220 × 12 = 360240 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 5 = 240,

1848 = 18 × 548 × 5 = 90240 - Subtract the two like fractions:

360240 - 90240 = 360 - 90240 = 270240 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is 98
- In mixed form: 118

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