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1^{st} number: 5 0/10, 2^{nd} number: 42/70

5010 - 4270 is 225.

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

LCM of 10 and 70 is**70**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 70 - For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 7 = 70,

5010 = 50 × 710 × 7 = 35070 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 1 = 70,

4270 = 42 × 170 × 1 = 4270 - Subtract the two like fractions:

35070 - 4270 = 350 - 4270 = 30870 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is 225
- In mixed form: 425

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