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1^{st} number: 6/60, 2^{nd} number: 2 4/5

660 is smaller than 145

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

LCM of 60 and 5 is**60**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 60 - For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,

660 = 6 × 160 × 1 = 660 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 12 = 60,

145 = 14 × 125 × 12 = 16860 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 660 < 16860 or 660 < 145

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