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1^{st} number: 7/14, 2^{nd} number: 1 2/18

714 is smaller than 2018

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

LCM of 14 and 18 is**126** - For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 9 = 126,

714 = 7 × 914 × 9 = 63126 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 7 = 126,

2018 = 20 × 718 × 7 = 140126 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 63126 < 140126 or 714 < 2018

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