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1^{st} number: 2 0/30, 2^{nd} number: 2/72

6030 is greater than 272

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

LCM of 30 and 72 is**360**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 360 - For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 12 = 360,

6030 = 60 × 1230 × 12 = 720360 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 5 = 360,

272 = 2 × 572 × 5 = 10360 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 720360 > 10360 or 6030 > 272

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