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236 is smaller than 2527

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

LCM of 36 and 27 is**108**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 108 - For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 3 = 108,

236 = 2 × 336 × 3 = 6108 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 4 = 108,

2527 = 25 × 427 × 4 = 100108 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 6108 < 100108 or 236 < 2527

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