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1^{st} number: 1 14/70, 2^{nd} number: 3/18

8470 is greater than 318

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

LCM of 70 and 18 is**630**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 630 - For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 9 = 630,

8470 = 84 × 970 × 9 = 756630 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 35 = 630,

318 = 3 × 3518 × 35 = 105630 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 756630 > 105630 or 8470 > 318

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