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1^{st} number: 15/40, 2^{nd} number: 10 0/3

1540 is smaller than 303

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

LCM of 40 and 3 is**120**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 120 - For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,

1540 = 15 × 340 × 3 = 45120 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 3 × 40 = 120,

303 = 30 × 403 × 40 = 1200120 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 45120 < 1200120 or 1540 < 303

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