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1^{st} number: 2 10/30, 2^{nd} number: 2/50

7030 is greater than 250

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

LCM of 30 and 50 is**150**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 150 - For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 5 = 150,

7030 = 70 × 530 × 5 = 350150 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 3 = 150,

250 = 2 × 350 × 3 = 6150 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 350150 > 6150 or 7030 > 250

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