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13 is smaller than 35

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

LCM of 3 and 5 is**15**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 15 - For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 5 = 15,

13 = 1 × 53 × 5 = 515 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 3 = 15,

35 = 3 × 35 × 3 = 915 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 515 < 915 or 13 < 35

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