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1^{st} number: 1 14/21, 2^{nd} number: 5 0/14

3521 is smaller than 7014

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

LCM of 21 and 14 is**42**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 42 - For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 2 = 42,

3521 = 35 × 221 × 2 = 7042 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 3 = 42,

7014 = 70 × 314 × 3 = 21042 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 7042 < 21042 or 3521 < 7014

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