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1^{st} number: 4 0/7, 2^{nd} number: 2/32

287 is greater than 232

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

LCM of 7 and 32 is**224**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 224 - For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 32 = 224,

287 = 28 × 327 × 32 = 896224 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 32 × 7 = 224,

232 = 2 × 732 × 7 = 14224 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 896224 > 14224 or 287 > 232

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