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

270 is smaller than 507

- 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,

507 = 50 × 107 × 10 = 50070 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 270 < 50070 or 270 < 507

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