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1^{st} number: 1 18/42, 2^{nd} number: 9/70

6042 - 970 is 1310.

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

LCM of 42 and 70 is**210**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 210 - For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,

6042 = 60 × 542 × 5 = 300210 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 3 = 210,

970 = 9 × 370 × 3 = 27210 - Subtract the two like fractions:

300210 - 27210 = 300 - 27210 = 273210 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1310
- In mixed form: 1310

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