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1^{st} number: 7/28, 2^{nd} number: 1 4/50

728 - 5450 is -83100.

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

LCM of 28 and 50 is**700**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 700 - For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 25 = 700,

728 = 7 × 2528 × 25 = 175700 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 14 = 700,

5450 = 54 × 1450 × 14 = 756700 - Subtract the two like fractions:

175700 - 756700 = 175 - 756700 = -581700 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is -83100

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