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1^{st} number: 4/7, 2^{nd} number: 6 1/8

47 is smaller than 498

- 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,

47 = 4 × 87 × 8 = 3256 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,

498 = 49 × 78 × 7 = 34356 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 3256 < 34356 or 47 < 498

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