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1^{st} number: 2/5, 2^{nd} number: 1 1/6

25 is smaller than 76

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

LCM of 5 and 6 is**30**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 30 - For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 6 = 30,

25 = 2 × 65 × 6 = 1230 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,

76 = 7 × 56 × 5 = 3530 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 1230 < 3530 or 25 < 76

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