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1^{st} number: 2/35, 2^{nd} number: 2 8/21

235 is smaller than 5021

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

LCM of 35 and 21 is**105**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 105 - For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 3 = 105,

235 = 2 × 335 × 3 = 6105 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 21 × 5 = 105,

5021 = 50 × 521 × 5 = 250105 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 6105 < 250105 or 235 < 5021

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