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1^{st} number: 2/35, 2^{nd} number: 3 8/14

235 is smaller than 5014

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

LCM of 35 and 14 is**70**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 70 - For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 2 = 70,

235 = 2 × 235 × 2 = 470 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 5 = 70,

5014 = 50 × 514 × 5 = 25070 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 470 < 25070 or 235 < 5014

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