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1^{st} number: 2 6/21, 2^{nd} number: 1 15/20

4821 is greater than 3520

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

LCM of 21 and 20 is**420**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 420 - For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 20 = 420,

4821 = 48 × 2021 × 20 = 960420 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 21 = 420,

3520 = 35 × 2120 × 21 = 735420 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 960420 > 735420 or 4821 > 3520

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