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1^{st} number: 3/7, 2^{nd} number: 1 6/9

37 is smaller than 159

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

LCM of 7 and 9 is**63** - For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 9 = 63,

37 = 3 × 97 × 9 = 2763 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 7 = 63,

159 = 15 × 79 × 7 = 10563 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 2763 < 10563 or 37 < 159

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