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

25 - 107 is -3635.

- 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,

25 = 2 × 75 × 7 = 1435 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 5 = 35,

107 = 10 × 57 × 5 = 5035 - Subtract the two like fractions:

1435 - 5035 = 14 - 5035 = -3635

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