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1^{st} number: 2 6/9, 2^{nd} number: 3 10/20

249 is smaller than 7020

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

LCM of 9 and 20 is**180**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 180 - For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 20 = 180,

249 = 24 × 209 × 20 = 480180 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 9 = 180,

7020 = 70 × 920 × 9 = 630180 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 480180 < 630180 or 249 < 7020

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