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1^{st} number: 12/24, 2^{nd} number: 2 16/27

1224 is smaller than 7027

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

LCM of 24 and 27 is**216**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 216 - For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 9 = 216,

1224 = 12 × 924 × 9 = 108216 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 8 = 216,

7027 = 70 × 827 × 8 = 560216 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 108216 < 560216 or 1224 < 7027

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