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1^{st} number: 6/36, 2^{nd} number: 4 1/5

636 is smaller than 215

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

LCM of 36 and 5 is**180**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 180 - For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 5 = 180,

636 = 6 × 536 × 5 = 30180 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 36 = 180,

215 = 21 × 365 × 36 = 756180 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 30180 < 756180 or 636 < 215

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