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1^{st} number: 1 3/12, 2^{nd} number: 2 0/15

1512 is smaller than 3015

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

LCM of 12 and 15 is**60**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 60 - For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,

1512 = 15 × 512 × 5 = 7560 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 4 = 60,

3015 = 30 × 415 × 4 = 12060 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 7560 < 12060 or 1512 < 3015

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