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1^{st} number: 50/70, 2^{nd} number: 4 5/10

5070 - 4510 is -5314.

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

LCM of 70 and 10 is**70**

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

5070 = 50 × 170 × 1 = 5070 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 7 = 70,

4510 = 45 × 710 × 7 = 31570 - Subtract the two like fractions:

5070 - 31570 = 50 - 31570 = -26570 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is -5314

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