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1^{st} number: 3 9/25, 2^{nd} number: 14/20

8425 - 1420 is 13350.

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

LCM of 25 and 20 is**100**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 100 - For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 4 = 100,

8425 = 84 × 425 × 4 = 336100 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 5 = 100,

1420 = 14 × 520 × 5 = 70100 - Subtract the two like fractions:

336100 - 70100 = 336 - 70100 = 266100 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is 13350
- In mixed form: 23350

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