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59 is smaller than 610

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

LCM of 9 and 10 is**90**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 90 - For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 10 = 90,

59 = 5 × 109 × 10 = 5090 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 9 = 90,

610 = 6 × 910 × 9 = 5490 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 5090 < 5490 or 59 < 610

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