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1^{st} number: 14/20, 2^{nd} number: 1 40/50

1420 - 9050 is -1110.

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

LCM of 20 and 50 is**100**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 100 - For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 5 = 100,

1420 = 14 × 520 × 5 = 70100 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 2 = 100,

9050 = 90 × 250 × 2 = 180100 - Subtract the two like fractions:

70100 - 180100 = 70 - 180100 = -110100 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is -1110

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