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1^{st} number: 18/21, 2^{nd} number: 1 1/24

1821 is smaller than 2524

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

LCM of 21 and 24 is**168**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 168 - For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 8 = 168,

1821 = 18 × 821 × 8 = 144168 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 7 = 168,

2524 = 25 × 724 × 7 = 175168 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 144168 < 175168 or 1821 < 2524

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