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1^{st} number: 10/36, 2^{nd} number: 1 1/9

1036 is smaller than 109

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

LCM of 36 and 9 is**36**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 36 - For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 1 = 36,

1036 = 10 × 136 × 1 = 1036 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 4 = 36,

109 = 10 × 49 × 4 = 4036 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 1036 < 4036 or 1036 < 109

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