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1^{st} number: 1 2/6, 2^{nd} number: 28/60

86 - 2860 is 1315.

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

LCM of 6 and 60 is**60**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 60 - For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 10 = 60,

86 = 8 × 106 × 10 = 8060 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,

2860 = 28 × 160 × 1 = 2860 - Subtract the two like fractions:

8060 - 2860 = 80 - 2860 = 5260 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1315

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