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1^{st} number: 15/70, 2^{nd} number: 5 0/9

1570 is smaller than 459

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

LCM of 70 and 9 is**630**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 630 - For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 9 = 630,

1570 = 15 × 970 × 9 = 135630 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 70 = 630,

459 = 45 × 709 × 70 = 3150630 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 135630 < 3150630 or 1570 < 459

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