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1^{st} number: 2/16, 2^{nd} number: 1 21/60

216 is smaller than 8160

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

LCM of 16 and 60 is**240**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 240 - For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 15 = 240,

216 = 2 × 1516 × 15 = 30240 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 4 = 240,

8160 = 81 × 460 × 4 = 324240 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 30240 < 324240 or 216 < 8160

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