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1^{st} number: 6/35, 2^{nd} number: 1 23/40

635 - 6340 is -393280.

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

LCM of 35 and 40 is**280**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 280 - For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 8 = 280,

635 = 6 × 835 × 8 = 48280 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 7 = 280,

6340 = 63 × 740 × 7 = 441280 - Subtract the two like fractions:

48280 - 441280 = 48 - 441280 = -393280

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