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218 is smaller than 3548

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

LCM of 18 and 48 is**144**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 144 - For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 8 = 144,

218 = 2 × 818 × 8 = 16144 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 3 = 144,

3548 = 35 × 348 × 3 = 105144 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 16144 < 105144 or 218 < 3548

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