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

63 is greater than 75

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

LCM of 3 and 5 is**15**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 15 - For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 5 = 15,

63 = 6 × 53 × 5 = 3015 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 3 = 15,

75 = 7 × 35 × 3 = 2115 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 3015 > 2115 or 63 > 75

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