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1^{st} number: 24/84, 2^{nd} number: 1 21/35

2484 is smaller than 5635

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

LCM of 84 and 35 is**420**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 420 - For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 5 = 420,

2484 = 24 × 584 × 5 = 120420 - 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
- 120420 < 672420 or 2484 < 5635

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