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1^{st} number: 28 0/2, 2^{nd} number: 6/40

562 - 640 is 55720.

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

LCM of 2 and 40 is**40**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 40 - For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 20 = 40,

562 = 56 × 202 × 20 = 112040 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 1 = 40,

640 = 6 × 140 × 1 = 640 - Subtract the two like fractions:

112040 - 640 = 1120 - 640 = 111440 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is 55720
- In mixed form: 271720

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