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1^{st} number: 1 17/18, 2^{nd} number: 5/14

3518 is greater than 514

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

LCM of 18 and 14 is**126**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 126 - For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 7 = 126,

3518 = 35 × 718 × 7 = 245126 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 9 = 126,

514 = 5 × 914 × 9 = 45126 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 245126 > 45126 or 3518 > 514

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