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1^{st} number: 1 19/21, 2^{nd} number: 2/56

4021 is greater than 256

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

LCM of 21 and 56 is**168**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 168 - For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 8 = 168,

4021 = 40 × 821 × 8 = 320168 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,

256 = 2 × 356 × 3 = 6168 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 320168 > 6168 or 4021 > 256

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