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1^{st} number: 4/15, 2^{nd} number: 1 18/24

415 is smaller than 4224

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

LCM of 15 and 24 is**120**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 120 - For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 8 = 120,

415 = 4 × 815 × 8 = 32120 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,

4224 = 42 × 524 × 5 = 210120 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 32120 < 210120 or 415 < 4224

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