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1021 is smaller than 1218

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

LCM of 21 and 18 is**126**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 126 - For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 6 = 126,

1021 = 10 × 621 × 6 = 60126 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 7 = 126,

1218 = 12 × 718 × 7 = 84126 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 60126 < 84126 or 1021 < 1218

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