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1^{st} number: 6 0/5, 2^{nd} number: 1 23/40

305 - 6340 is 17740.

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

LCM of 5 and 40 is**40**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 40 - For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 8 = 40,

305 = 30 × 85 × 8 = 24040 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 1 = 40,

6340 = 63 × 140 × 1 = 6340 - Subtract the two like fractions:

24040 - 6340 = 240 - 6340 = 17740 - In mixed form: 41740

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