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1^{st} number: 25/35, 2^{nd} number: 1 6/9

2535 is smaller than 159

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

LCM of 35 and 9 is**315**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 315 - For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 9 = 315,

2535 = 25 × 935 × 9 = 225315 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 35 = 315,

159 = 15 × 359 × 35 = 525315 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 225315 < 525315 or 2535 < 159

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