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215 is smaller than 2035

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

LCM of 15 and 35 is**105**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 105 - For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 7 = 105,

215 = 2 × 715 × 7 = 14105 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 3 = 105,

2035 = 20 × 335 × 3 = 60105 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 14105 < 60105 or 215 < 2035

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