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1^{st} number: 1 4/21, 2^{nd} number: 24/90

2521 is greater than 2490

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

LCM of 21 and 90 is**630**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 630 - For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 30 = 630,

2521 = 25 × 3021 × 30 = 750630 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 7 = 630,

2490 = 24 × 790 × 7 = 168630 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 750630 > 168630 or 2521 > 2490

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