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1^{st} number: 3 5/15, 2^{nd} number: 42/70

5015 - 4270 is 4115.

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

LCM of 15 and 70 is**210**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 210 - For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 14 = 210,

5015 = 50 × 1415 × 14 = 700210 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 3 = 210,

4270 = 42 × 370 × 3 = 126210 - Subtract the two like fractions:

700210 - 126210 = 700 - 126210 = 574210 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is 4115
- In mixed form: 21115

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