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656 is smaller than 4970

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

LCM of 56 and 70 is**280**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 280 - For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,

656 = 6 × 556 × 5 = 30280 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 4 = 280,

4970 = 49 × 470 × 4 = 196280 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 30280 < 196280 or 656 < 4970

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