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1^{st} number: 1 5/15, 2^{nd} number: 1 41/49

2015 is smaller than 9049

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

LCM of 15 and 49 is**735**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 735 - For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 49 = 735,

2015 = 20 × 4915 × 49 = 980735 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 15 = 735,

9049 = 90 × 1549 × 15 = 1350735 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 980735 < 1350735 or 2015 < 9049

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