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1^{st} number: 17 2/4, 2^{nd} number: 2 15/30

704 - 7530 is 151.

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

LCM of 4 and 30 is**60**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 60 - For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 15 = 60,

704 = 70 × 154 × 15 = 105060 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 2 = 60,

7530 = 75 × 230 × 2 = 15060 - Subtract the two like fractions:

105060 - 15060 = 1050 - 15060 = 90060 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is 151

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