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1^{st} number: 1 3/21, 2^{nd} number: 35/84

2421 is greater than 3584

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

LCM of 21 and 84 is**84**

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

2421 = 24 × 421 × 4 = 9684 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,

3584 = 35 × 184 × 1 = 3584 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 9684 > 3584 or 2421 > 3584

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