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1^{st} number: 25/36, 2^{nd} number: 1 3/18

2536 is smaller than 2118

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

LCM of 36 and 18 is**36**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 36 - For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 1 = 36,

2536 = 25 × 136 × 1 = 2536 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 2 = 36,

2118 = 21 × 218 × 2 = 4236 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 2536 < 4236 or 2536 < 2118

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