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1^{st} number: 28/48, 2^{nd} number: 3 3/9

2848 is smaller than 309

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

LCM of 48 and 9 is**144**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 144 - For the 1st fraction, since 48 × 3 = 144,

2848 = 28 × 348 × 3 = 84144 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 16 = 144,

309 = 30 × 169 × 16 = 480144 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 84144 < 480144 or 2848 < 309

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