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1^{st} number: 2 0/15, 2^{nd} number: 3 10/20

3015 is smaller than 7020

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

LCM of 15 and 20 is**60**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 60 - For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 4 = 60,

3015 = 30 × 415 × 4 = 12060 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 3 = 60,

7020 = 70 × 320 × 3 = 21060 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 12060 < 21060 or 3015 < 7020

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