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3035 - 1540 is 2756.

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

LCM of 35 and 40 is**280**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 280 - For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 8 = 280,

3035 = 30 × 835 × 8 = 240280 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 7 = 280,

1540 = 15 × 740 × 7 = 105280 - Subtract the two like fractions:

240280 - 105280 = 240 - 105280 = 135280 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is 2756

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