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1^{st} number: 2 11/12, 2^{nd} number: 21/81

3512 is greater than 2181

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

LCM of 12 and 81 is**324**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 324 - For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 27 = 324,

3512 = 35 × 2712 × 27 = 945324 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 81 × 4 = 324,

2181 = 21 × 481 × 4 = 84324 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 945324 > 84324 or 3512 > 2181

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