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215 is smaller than 3049

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

LCM of 15 and 49 is**735**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 735 - For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 49 = 735,

215 = 2 × 4915 × 49 = 98735 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 15 = 735,

3049 = 30 × 1549 × 15 = 450735 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 98735 < 450735 or 215 < 3049

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