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1^{st} number: 5 0/2, 2^{nd} number: 72/75

102 is greater than 7275

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

LCM of 2 and 75 is**150**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 150 - For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 75 = 150,

102 = 10 × 752 × 75 = 750150 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 75 × 2 = 150,

7275 = 72 × 275 × 2 = 144150 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 750150 > 144150 or 102 > 7275

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