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1^{st} number: 1 9/15, 2^{nd} number: 3 1/16

2415 is smaller than 4916

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

LCM of 15 and 16 is**240**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 240 - For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 16 = 240,

2415 = 24 × 1615 × 16 = 384240 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 15 = 240,

4916 = 49 × 1516 × 15 = 735240 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 384240 < 735240 or 2415 < 4916

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