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1^{st} number: 5/12, 2^{nd} number: 1 19/30

512 is smaller than 4930

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

LCM of 12 and 30 is**60**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 60 - For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,

512 = 5 × 512 × 5 = 2560 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 2 = 60,

4930 = 49 × 230 × 2 = 9860 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 2560 < 9860 or 512 < 4930

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