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1^{st} number: 6/90, 2^{nd} number: 1 6/9

690 is smaller than 159

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

LCM of 90 and 9 is**90**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 90 - For the 1st fraction, since 90 × 1 = 90,

690 = 6 × 190 × 1 = 690 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 10 = 90,

159 = 15 × 109 × 10 = 15090 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 690 < 15090 or 690 < 159

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