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1^{st} number: 30/98, 2^{nd} number: 2 2/6

3098 is smaller than 146

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

LCM of 98 and 6 is**294**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 294 - For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 3 = 294,

3098 = 30 × 398 × 3 = 90294 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 49 = 294,

146 = 14 × 496 × 49 = 686294 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 90294 < 686294 or 3098 < 146

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