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1^{st} number: 27/70, 2^{nd} number: 1 12/16

2770 is smaller than 2816

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

LCM of 70 and 16 is**560**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 560 - For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 8 = 560,

2770 = 27 × 870 × 8 = 216560 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 35 = 560,

2816 = 28 × 3516 × 35 = 980560 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 216560 < 980560 or 2770 < 2816

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