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1^{st} number: 10/18, 2^{nd} number: 4 2/10

1018 is smaller than 4210

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

LCM of 18 and 10 is**90**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 90 - For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 5 = 90,

1018 = 10 × 518 × 5 = 5090 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 9 = 90,

4210 = 42 × 910 × 9 = 37890 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 5090 < 37890 or 1018 < 4210

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