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1^{st} number: 12/24, 2^{nd} number: 1 7/63

1224 is smaller than 7063

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

LCM of 24 and 63 is**504**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 504 - For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 21 = 504,

1224 = 12 × 2124 × 21 = 252504 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 8 = 504,

7063 = 70 × 863 × 8 = 560504 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 252504 < 560504 or 1224 < 7063

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