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1^{st} number: 2/5, 2^{nd} number: 1 11/49

25 is smaller than 6049

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

LCM of 5 and 49 is**245**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 245 - For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 49 = 245,

25 = 2 × 495 × 49 = 98245 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 5 = 245,

6049 = 60 × 549 × 5 = 300245 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 98245 < 300245 or 25 < 6049

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