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1^{st} number: 2/80, 2^{nd} number: 1 24/30

280 is smaller than 5430

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

LCM of 80 and 30 is**240**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 240 - For the 1st fraction, since 80 × 3 = 240,

280 = 2 × 380 × 3 = 6240 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 8 = 240,

5430 = 54 × 830 × 8 = 432240 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 6240 < 432240 or 280 < 5430

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