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1^{st} number: 1 3/5, 2^{nd} number: 2/7

85 - 27 is 4635.

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

LCM of 5 and 7 is**35**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 35 - For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 7 = 35,

85 = 8 × 75 × 7 = 5635 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 5 = 35,

27 = 2 × 57 × 5 = 1035 - Subtract the two like fractions:

5635 - 1035 = 56 - 1035 = 4635 - In mixed form: 11135

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