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1^{st} number: 10 2/4, 2^{nd} number: 2 12/36

424 is greater than 8436

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

LCM of 4 and 36 is**36**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 36 - For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 9 = 36,

424 = 42 × 94 × 9 = 37836 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 1 = 36,

8436 = 84 × 136 × 1 = 8436 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 37836 > 8436 or 424 > 8436

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