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1^{st} number: 1/7, 2^{nd} number: 2 2/27

17 is smaller than 5627

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

LCM of 7 and 27 is**189**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 189 - For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 27 = 189,

17 = 1 × 277 × 27 = 27189 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 7 = 189,

5627 = 56 × 727 × 7 = 392189 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 27189 < 392189 or 17 < 5627

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