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1^{st} number: 5 1/4, 2^{nd} number: 6/84

214 is greater than 684

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

LCM of 4 and 84 is**84**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 84 - For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 21 = 84,

214 = 21 × 214 × 21 = 44184 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,

684 = 6 × 184 × 1 = 684 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 44184 > 684 or 214 > 684

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