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1^{st} number: 2 0/5, 2^{nd} number: 1 2/7

105 is greater than 97

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

LCM of 5 and 7 is**35**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 35 - For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 7 = 35,

105 = 10 × 75 × 7 = 7035 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 5 = 35,

97 = 9 × 57 × 5 = 4535 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 7035 > 4535 or 105 > 97

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