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1^{st} number: 7/8, 2^{nd} number: 1 4/50

78 - 5450 is -41200.

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

LCM of 8 and 50 is**200**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 200 - For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 25 = 200,

78 = 7 × 258 × 25 = 175200 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 4 = 200,

5450 = 54 × 450 × 4 = 216200 - Subtract the two like fractions:

175200 - 216200 = 175 - 216200 = -41200

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