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1^{st} number: 8 1/3, 2^{nd} number: 12/50

253 is greater than 1250

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

LCM of 3 and 50 is**150**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 150 - For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 50 = 150,

253 = 25 × 503 × 50 = 1250150 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 3 = 150,

1250 = 12 × 350 × 3 = 36150 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 1250150 > 36150 or 253 > 1250

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