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1^{st} number: 1 1/2, 2^{nd} number: 1 2/4

32 is equivalent to 64

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

LCM of 2 and 4 is**4**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 4 - For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 2 = 4,

32 = 3 × 22 × 2 = 64 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 1 = 4,

64 = 6 × 14 × 1 = 64 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 64 = 64 or 32 = 64

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