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1^{st} number: 1 5/45, 2^{nd} number: 3/40

5045 - 340 is 373360.

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

LCM of 45 and 40 is**360**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 360 - For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 8 = 360,

5045 = 50 × 845 × 8 = 400360 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 9 = 360,

340 = 3 × 940 × 9 = 27360 - Subtract the two like fractions:

400360 - 27360 = 400 - 27360 = 373360 - In mixed form: 113360

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