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1^{st} number: 2/20, 2^{nd} number: 1 48/50

220 is smaller than 9850

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

LCM of 20 and 50 is**100**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 100 - For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 5 = 100,

220 = 2 × 520 × 5 = 10100 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 2 = 100,

9850 = 98 × 250 × 2 = 196100 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 10100 < 196100 or 220 < 9850

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