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718 is smaller than 2135

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

LCM of 18 and 35 is**630**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 630 - For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 35 = 630,

718 = 7 × 3518 × 35 = 245630 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 18 = 630,

2135 = 21 × 1835 × 18 = 378630 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 245630 < 378630 or 718 < 2135

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