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1^{st} number: 2 2/20, 2^{nd} number: 5 0/18

4220 is smaller than 9018

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

LCM of 20 and 18 is**180**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 180 - For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 9 = 180,

4220 = 42 × 920 × 9 = 378180 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 10 = 180,

9018 = 90 × 1018 × 10 = 900180 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 378180 < 900180 or 4220 < 9018

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