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1^{st} number: 1 4/21, 2^{nd} number: 16/60

2521 is greater than 1660

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

LCM of 21 and 60 is**420**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 420 - For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 20 = 420,

2521 = 25 × 2021 × 20 = 500420 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,

1660 = 16 × 760 × 7 = 112420 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 500420 > 112420 or 2521 > 1660

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