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1^{st} number: 1 21/42, 2^{nd} number: 30/50

6342 - 3050 is 910.

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

LCM of 42 and 50 is**1050**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 1050 - For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 25 = 1050,

6342 = 63 × 2542 × 25 = 15751050 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 21 = 1050,

3050 = 30 × 2150 × 21 = 6301050 - Subtract the two like fractions:

15751050 - 6301050 = 1575 - 6301050 = 9451050 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is 910

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