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1^{st} number: 5 5/14, 2^{nd} number: 20 0/3

7514 is smaller than 603

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

LCM of 14 and 3 is**42**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 42 - For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 3 = 42,

7514 = 75 × 314 × 3 = 22542 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 3 × 14 = 42,

603 = 60 × 143 × 14 = 84042 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 22542 < 84042 or 7514 < 603

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