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1^{st} number: 1 7/35, 2^{nd} number: 2 6/18

4235 is smaller than 4218

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

LCM of 35 and 18 is**630**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 630 - For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 18 = 630,

4235 = 42 × 1835 × 18 = 756630 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 35 = 630,

4218 = 42 × 3518 × 35 = 1470630 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 756630 < 1470630 or 4235 < 4218

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