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1^{st} number: 5 0/6, 2^{nd} number: 49/60

306 is greater than 4960

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

LCM of 6 and 60 is**60**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 60 - For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 10 = 60,

306 = 30 × 106 × 10 = 30060 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,

4960 = 49 × 160 × 1 = 4960 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 30060 > 4960 or 306 > 4960

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