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1^{st} number: 9/25, 2^{nd} number: 1 23/40

925 - 6340 is -243200.

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

LCM of 25 and 40 is**200**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 200 - For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 8 = 200,

925 = 9 × 825 × 8 = 72200 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 5 = 200,

6340 = 63 × 540 × 5 = 315200 - Subtract the two like fractions:

72200 - 315200 = 72 - 315200 = -243200

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