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1^{st} number: 4 0/7, 2^{nd} number: 6/24

287 is greater than 624

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

LCM of 7 and 24 is**168**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 168 - For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 24 = 168,

287 = 28 × 247 × 24 = 672168 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 7 = 168,

624 = 6 × 724 × 7 = 42168 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 672168 > 42168 or 287 > 624

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