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1^{st} number: 16 4/5, 2^{nd} number: 28/70

845 - 2870 is 825.

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

LCM of 5 and 70 is**70**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 70 - For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 14 = 70,

845 = 84 × 145 × 14 = 117670 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 1 = 70,

2870 = 28 × 170 × 1 = 2870 - Subtract the two like fractions:

117670 - 2870 = 1176 - 2870 = 114870 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is 825
- In mixed form: 1625

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