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1^{st} number: 12 2/4, 2^{nd} number: 16/84

504 is greater than 1684

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

LCM of 4 and 84 is**84**

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

504 = 50 × 214 × 21 = 105084 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,

1684 = 16 × 184 × 1 = 1684 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 105084 > 1684 or 504 > 1684

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