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1^{st} number: 1/7, 2^{nd} number: 2 2/8

17 is smaller than 188

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

LCM of 7 and 8 is**56** - For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 8 = 56,

17 = 1 × 87 × 8 = 856 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,

188 = 18 × 78 × 7 = 12656 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 856 < 12656 or 17 < 188

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