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1^{st} number: 2 2/9, 2^{nd} number: 8/28

209 is greater than 828

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

LCM of 9 and 28 is**252**

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

209 = 20 × 289 × 28 = 560252 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 9 = 252,

828 = 8 × 928 × 9 = 72252 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 560252 > 72252 or 209 > 828

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