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1^{st} number: 2 7/14, 2^{nd} number: 1 25/45

3514 - 7045 is 1718.

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

LCM of 14 and 45 is**630**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 630 - For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 45 = 630,

3514 = 35 × 4514 × 45 = 1575630 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 14 = 630,

7045 = 70 × 1445 × 14 = 980630 - Subtract the two like fractions:

1575630 - 980630 = 1575 - 980630 = 595630 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1718

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