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1^{st} number: 30/35, 2^{nd} number: 2 2/20

3035 - 4220 is -8770.

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

LCM of 35 and 20 is**140**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 140 - For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 4 = 140,

3035 = 30 × 435 × 4 = 120140 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 7 = 140,

4220 = 42 × 720 × 7 = 294140 - Subtract the two like fractions:

120140 - 294140 = 120 - 294140 = -174140 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is -8770

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