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1^{st} number: 1 2/28, 2^{nd} number: 4 1/5

3028 is smaller than 215

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

LCM of 28 and 5 is**140**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 140 - For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 5 = 140,

3028 = 30 × 528 × 5 = 150140 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 28 = 140,

215 = 21 × 285 × 28 = 588140 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 150140 < 588140 or 3028 < 215

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