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1^{st} number: 1 4/20, 2^{nd} number: 2 10/35

2420 is smaller than 8035

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

LCM of 20 and 35 is**140**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 140 - For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 7 = 140,

2420 = 24 × 720 × 7 = 168140 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 4 = 140,

8035 = 80 × 435 × 4 = 320140 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 168140 < 320140 or 2420 < 8035

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