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1256 is smaller than 730

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

LCM of 56 and 30 is**840**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 840 - For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 15 = 840,

1256 = 12 × 1556 × 15 = 180840 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 28 = 840,

730 = 7 × 2830 × 28 = 196840 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 180840 < 196840 or 1256 < 730

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