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1^{st} number: 1 19/21, 2^{nd} number: 2/84

4021 is greater than 284

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

LCM of 21 and 84 is**84**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 84 - For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 4 = 84,

4021 = 40 × 421 × 4 = 16084 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,

284 = 2 × 184 × 1 = 284 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 16084 > 284 or 4021 > 284

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