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1^{st} number: 1 1/9, 2^{nd} number: 12/84

109 is greater than 1284

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

LCM of 9 and 84 is**252**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 252 - For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 28 = 252,

109 = 10 × 289 × 28 = 280252 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 3 = 252,

1284 = 12 × 384 × 3 = 36252 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 280252 > 36252 or 109 > 1284

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