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1^{st} number: 8/60, 2^{nd} number: 1 7/35

860 - 4235 is -1615.

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

LCM of 60 and 35 is**420**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 420 - For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,

860 = 8 × 760 × 7 = 56420 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 12 = 420,

4235 = 42 × 1235 × 12 = 504420 - Subtract the two like fractions:

56420 - 504420 = 56 - 504420 = -448420 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is -1615

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