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1^{st} number: 1 4/8, 2^{nd} number: 49/70

128 is greater than 4970

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

LCM of 8 and 70 is**280**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 280 - For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 35 = 280,

128 = 12 × 358 × 35 = 420280 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 4 = 280,

4970 = 49 × 470 × 4 = 196280 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 420280 > 196280 or 128 > 4970

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