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48 is greater than 19

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

LCM of 8 and 9 is**72**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 72 - For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 9 = 72,

48 = 4 × 98 × 9 = 3672 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 8 = 72,

19 = 1 × 89 × 8 = 872 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 3672 > 872 or 48 > 19

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