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1^{st} number: 3 12/20, 2^{nd} number: 16/35

7220 is greater than 1635

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

LCM of 20 and 35 is**140**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 140 - For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 7 = 140,

7220 = 72 × 720 × 7 = 504140 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 4 = 140,

1635 = 16 × 435 × 4 = 64140 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 504140 > 64140 or 7220 > 1635

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