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15 is smaller than 410

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

LCM of 5 and 10 is**10**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 10 - For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 2 = 10,

15 = 1 × 25 × 2 = 210 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 1 = 10,

410 = 4 × 110 × 1 = 410 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 210 < 410 or 15 < 410

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