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1^{st} number: 2 8/21, 2^{nd} number: 15 0/4

5021 is smaller than 604

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

LCM of 21 and 4 is**84**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 84 - For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 4 = 84,

5021 = 50 × 421 × 4 = 20084 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 21 = 84,

604 = 60 × 214 × 21 = 126084 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 20084 < 126084 or 5021 < 604

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