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1^{st} number: 13 1/2, 2^{nd} number: 1 6/48

272 is greater than 5448

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

LCM of 2 and 48 is**48**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 48 - For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 24 = 48,

272 = 27 × 242 × 24 = 64848 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 1 = 48,

5448 = 54 × 148 × 1 = 5448 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 64848 > 5448 or 272 > 5448

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