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1^{st} number: 1 1/8, 2^{nd} number: 2/10

98 - 210 is 3740.

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

LCM of 8 and 10 is**40**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 40 - For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 5 = 40,

98 = 9 × 58 × 5 = 4540 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 4 = 40,

210 = 2 × 410 × 4 = 840 - Subtract the two like fractions:

4540 - 840 = 45 - 840 = 3740

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