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1^{st} number: 5/21, 2^{nd} number: 1 5/25

521 is smaller than 3025

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

LCM of 21 and 25 is**525**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 525 - For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 25 = 525,

521 = 5 × 2521 × 25 = 125525 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 25 × 21 = 525,

3025 = 30 × 2125 × 21 = 630525 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 125525 < 630525 or 521 < 3025

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