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1^{st} number: 24/28, 2^{nd} number: 2 2/35

2428 is smaller than 7235

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

LCM of 28 and 35 is**140**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 140 - For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 5 = 140,

2428 = 24 × 528 × 5 = 120140 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 4 = 140,

7235 = 72 × 435 × 4 = 288140 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 120140 < 288140 or 2428 < 7235

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