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1^{st} number: 3 6/10, 2^{nd} number: 4 0/4

3610 is smaller than 164

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

LCM of 10 and 4 is**20**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 20 - For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 2 = 20,

3610 = 36 × 210 × 2 = 7220 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 5 = 20,

164 = 16 × 54 × 5 = 8020 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 7220 < 8020 or 3610 < 164

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