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1^{st} number: 18/60, 2^{nd} number: 1 2/5

1860 is smaller than 75

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

LCM of 60 and 5 is**60**

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

1860 = 18 × 160 × 1 = 1860 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 12 = 60,

75 = 7 × 125 × 12 = 8460 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 1860 < 8460 or 1860 < 75

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