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1^{st} number: 3 12/21, 2^{nd} number: 3 6/8

7521 is smaller than 308

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

LCM of 21 and 8 is**168**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 168 - For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 8 = 168,

7521 = 75 × 821 × 8 = 600168 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 21 = 168,

308 = 30 × 218 × 21 = 630168 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 600168 < 630168 or 7521 < 308

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