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1^{st} number: 2 7/9, 2^{nd} number: 20/24

259 is greater than 2024

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

LCM of 9 and 24 is**72**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 72 - For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 8 = 72,

259 = 25 × 89 × 8 = 20072 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 3 = 72,

2024 = 20 × 324 × 3 = 6072 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 20072 > 6072 or 259 > 2024

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