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1^{st} number: 3 0/2, 2^{nd} number: 3 5/15

62 is smaller than 5015

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

LCM of 2 and 15 is**30**

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

62 = 6 × 152 × 15 = 9030 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 2 = 30,

5015 = 50 × 215 × 2 = 10030 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 9030 < 10030 or 62 < 5015

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