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1^{st} number: 2/5, 2^{nd} number: 2 20/35

25 is smaller than 9035

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

LCM of 5 and 35 is**35**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 35 - For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 7 = 35,

25 = 2 × 75 × 7 = 1435 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 1 = 35,

9035 = 90 × 135 × 1 = 9035 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 1435 < 9035 or 25 < 9035

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