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1^{st} number: 4 0/7, 2^{nd} number: 7/8

287 is greater than 78

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

LCM of 7 and 8 is**56** - For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 8 = 56,

287 = 28 × 87 × 8 = 22456 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,

78 = 7 × 78 × 7 = 4956 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 22456 > 4956 or 287 > 78

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