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1^{st} number: 28/35, 2^{nd} number: 1 6/8

2835 is smaller than 148

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

LCM of 35 and 8 is**280**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 280 - For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 8 = 280,

2835 = 28 × 835 × 8 = 224280 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 35 = 280,

148 = 14 × 358 × 35 = 490280 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 224280 < 490280 or 2835 < 148

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