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1^{st} number: 1 9/40, 2^{nd} number: 12/70

4940 - 1270 is 5956.

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

LCM of 40 and 70 is**280**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 280 - For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 7 = 280,

4940 = 49 × 740 × 7 = 343280 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 4 = 280,

1270 = 12 × 470 × 4 = 48280 - Subtract the two like fractions:

343280 - 48280 = 343 - 48280 = 295280 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is 5956
- In mixed form: 1356

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