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1^{st} number: 2 14/20, 2^{nd} number: 21/35

5420 is greater than 2135

- 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,

5420 = 54 × 720 × 7 = 378140 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 4 = 140,

2135 = 21 × 435 × 4 = 84140 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 378140 > 84140 or 5420 > 2135

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