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1^{st} number: 4 1/5, 2^{nd} number: 8/90

215 is greater than 890

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

LCM of 5 and 90 is**90**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 90 - For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 18 = 90,

215 = 21 × 185 × 18 = 37890 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 1 = 90,

890 = 8 × 190 × 1 = 890 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 37890 > 890 or 215 > 890

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