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1^{st} number: 2 14/21, 2^{nd} number: 2 2/20

5621 is greater than 4220

- 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,

5621 = 56 × 2021 × 20 = 1120420 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 21 = 420,

4220 = 42 × 2120 × 21 = 882420 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 1120420 > 882420 or 5621 > 4220

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