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1^{st} number: 40/54, 2^{nd} number: 1 9/21

4054 is smaller than 3021

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

LCM of 54 and 21 is**378**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 378 - For the 1st fraction, since 54 × 7 = 378,

4054 = 40 × 754 × 7 = 280378 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 21 × 18 = 378,

3021 = 30 × 1821 × 18 = 540378 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 280378 < 540378 or 4054 < 3021

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