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1^{st} number: 2/8, 2^{nd} number: 1 48/50

28 is smaller than 9850

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

LCM of 8 and 50 is**200**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 200 - For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 25 = 200,

28 = 2 × 258 × 25 = 50200 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 4 = 200,

9850 = 98 × 450 × 4 = 392200 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 50200 < 392200 or 28 < 9850

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