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1^{st} number: 2 12/15, 2^{nd} number: 14/35

4215 is greater than 1435

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

LCM of 15 and 35 is**105**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 105 - For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 7 = 105,

4215 = 42 × 715 × 7 = 294105 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 3 = 105,

1435 = 14 × 335 × 3 = 42105 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 294105 > 42105 or 4215 > 1435

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