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1^{st} number: 10/21, 2^{nd} number: 10 0/5

1021 is smaller than 505

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

LCM of 21 and 5 is**105**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 105 - For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 5 = 105,

1021 = 10 × 521 × 5 = 50105 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 21 = 105,

505 = 50 × 215 × 21 = 1050105 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 50105 < 1050105 or 1021 < 505

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