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1^{st} number: 18/70, 2^{nd} number: 10 0/4

1870 is smaller than 404

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

LCM of 70 and 4 is**140**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 140 - For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 2 = 140,

1870 = 18 × 270 × 2 = 36140 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 35 = 140,

404 = 40 × 354 × 35 = 1400140 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 36140 < 1400140 or 1870 < 404

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