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1^{st} number: 1 5/30, 2^{nd} number: 3 0/5

3530 is smaller than 155

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

LCM of 30 and 5 is**30**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 30 - For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 1 = 30,

3530 = 35 × 130 × 1 = 3530 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 6 = 30,

155 = 15 × 65 × 6 = 9030 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 3530 < 9030 or 3530 < 155

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