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1^{st} number: 2 3/6, 2^{nd} number: 4 0/15

156 is smaller than 6015

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

LCM of 6 and 15 is**30**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 30 - For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,

156 = 15 × 56 × 5 = 7530 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 2 = 30,

6015 = 60 × 215 × 2 = 12030 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 7530 < 12030 or 156 < 6015

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