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1^{st} number: 8 6/8, 2^{nd} number: 1 5/30

708 - 3530 is 9112.

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

LCM of 8 and 30 is**120**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 120 - For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,

708 = 70 × 158 × 15 = 1050120 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,

3530 = 35 × 430 × 4 = 140120 - Subtract the two like fractions:

1050120 - 140120 = 1050 - 140120 = 910120 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is 9112
- In mixed form: 7712

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