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1^{st} number: 2/70, 2^{nd} number: 4 2/7

270 is smaller than 307

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

LCM of 70 and 7 is**70**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 70 - For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 1 = 70,

270 = 2 × 170 × 1 = 270 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 10 = 70,

307 = 30 × 107 × 10 = 30070 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 270 < 30070 or 270 < 307

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