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1^{st} number: 4 3/8, 2^{nd} number: 21/81

358 is greater than 2181

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

LCM of 8 and 81 is**648**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 648 - For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 81 = 648,

358 = 35 × 818 × 81 = 2835648 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 81 × 8 = 648,

2181 = 21 × 881 × 8 = 168648 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 2835648 > 168648 or 358 > 2181

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