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1^{st} number: 1 1/3, 2^{nd} number: 1 2/8

43 is greater than 108

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

LCM of 3 and 8 is**24**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 24 - For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 8 = 24,

43 = 4 × 83 × 8 = 3224 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,

108 = 10 × 38 × 3 = 3024 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 3224 > 3024 or 43 > 108

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