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1^{st} number: 4 1/5, 2^{nd} number: 1 10/30

215 is greater than 4030

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

LCM of 5 and 30 is**30**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 30 - For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 6 = 30,

215 = 21 × 65 × 6 = 12630 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 1 = 30,

4030 = 40 × 130 × 1 = 4030 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 12630 > 4030 or 215 > 4030

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