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1^{st} number: 1 4/21, 2^{nd} number: 5 0/12

2521 is smaller than 6012

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

LCM of 21 and 12 is**84**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 84 - For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 4 = 84,

2521 = 25 × 421 × 4 = 10084 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 7 = 84,

6012 = 60 × 712 × 7 = 42084 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 10084 < 42084 or 2521 < 6012

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