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1^{st} number: 25 0/2, 2^{nd} number: 18/30

502 is greater than 1830

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

LCM of 2 and 30 is**30**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 30 - For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 15 = 30,

502 = 50 × 152 × 15 = 75030 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 1 = 30,

1830 = 18 × 130 × 1 = 1830 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 75030 > 1830 or 502 > 1830

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