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1^{st} number: 24/63, 2^{nd} number: 17 2/4

2463 is smaller than 704

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

LCM of 63 and 4 is**252**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 252 - For the 1st fraction, since 63 × 4 = 252,

2463 = 24 × 463 × 4 = 96252 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 63 = 252,

704 = 70 × 634 × 63 = 4410252 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 96252 < 4410252 or 2463 < 704

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