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1^{st} number: 2 2/4, 2^{nd} number: 1 2/7

104 is greater than 97

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

LCM of 4 and 7 is**28**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 28 - For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 7 = 28,

104 = 10 × 74 × 7 = 7028 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 4 = 28,

97 = 9 × 47 × 4 = 3628 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 7028 > 3628 or 104 > 97

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