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1^{st} number: 1 3/4, 2^{nd} number: 1 15/35

74 - 5035 is 928.

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

LCM of 4 and 35 is**140**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 140 - For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 35 = 140,

74 = 7 × 354 × 35 = 245140 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 4 = 140,

5035 = 50 × 435 × 4 = 200140 - Subtract the two like fractions:

245140 - 200140 = 245 - 200140 = 45140 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is 928

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