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1^{st} number: 2/4, 2^{nd} number: 2 5/8

24 is smaller than 218

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

LCM of 4 and 8 is**8** - For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 2 = 8,

24 = 2 × 24 × 2 = 48 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 1 = 8,

218 = 21 × 18 × 1 = 218 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 48 < 218 or 24 < 218

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