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1^{st} number: 3 1/3, 2^{nd} number: 8/9

103 is greater than 89

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

LCM of 3 and 9 is**9**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 9 - For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 3 = 9,

103 = 10 × 33 × 3 = 309 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 1 = 9,

89 = 8 × 19 × 1 = 89 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 309 > 89 or 103 > 89

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