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1^{st} number: 24/60, 2^{nd} number: 1 21/35

2460 is smaller than 5635

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

LCM of 60 and 35 is**420**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 420 - For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,

2460 = 24 × 760 × 7 = 168420 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 12 = 420,

5635 = 56 × 1235 × 12 = 672420 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 168420 < 672420 or 2460 < 5635

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