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1^{st} number: 1 20/30, 2^{nd} number: 15/70

5030 - 1570 is 6142.

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

LCM of 30 and 70 is**210**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 210 - For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 7 = 210,

5030 = 50 × 730 × 7 = 350210 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 3 = 210,

1570 = 15 × 370 × 3 = 45210 - Subtract the two like fractions:

350210 - 45210 = 350 - 45210 = 305210 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is 6142
- In mixed form: 11942

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