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1^{st} number: 35 0/2, 2^{nd} number: 1 35/40

702 - 7540 is 2658.

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

LCM of 2 and 40 is**40**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 40 - For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 20 = 40,

702 = 70 × 202 × 20 = 140040 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 1 = 40,

7540 = 75 × 140 × 1 = 7540 - Subtract the two like fractions:

140040 - 7540 = 1400 - 7540 = 132540 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is 2658
- In mixed form: 3318

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