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1^{st} number: 2 7/9, 2^{nd} number: 1 10/60

259 is greater than 7060

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

LCM of 9 and 60 is**180**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 180 - For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 20 = 180,

259 = 25 × 209 × 20 = 500180 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 3 = 180,

7060 = 70 × 360 × 3 = 210180 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 500180 > 210180 or 259 > 7060

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