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1^{st} number: 15/18, 2^{nd} number: 1 9/21

1518 is smaller than 3021

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

LCM of 18 and 21 is**126**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 126 - For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 7 = 126,

1518 = 15 × 718 × 7 = 105126 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 21 × 6 = 126,

3021 = 30 × 621 × 6 = 180126 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 105126 < 180126 or 1518 < 3021

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