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1^{st} number: 1 14/28, 2^{nd} number: 4 12/18

4228 is smaller than 8418

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

LCM of 28 and 18 is**252**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 252 - For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 9 = 252,

4228 = 42 × 928 × 9 = 378252 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 14 = 252,

8418 = 84 × 1418 × 14 = 1176252 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 378252 < 1176252 or 4228 < 8418

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