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Can you please explain why the red numbering gets the priority in naming these two hydro carbons?

Can you please explain why the red numbering gets the priority in naming these two hydro carbons? My concern is if in naming alkynes we are supposed to member carbon from the side closest to triple bon, why we number from the side close to double bond? Can you also please provide one more example?

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