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256 is smaller than 2150

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

LCM of 56 and 50 is**1400**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 1400 - For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 25 = 1400,

256 = 2 × 2556 × 25 = 501400 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 28 = 1400,

2150 = 21 × 2850 × 28 = 5881400 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 501400 < 5881400 or 256 < 2150

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