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1^{st} number: 5 2/8, 2^{nd} number: 1 6/36

428 is greater than 4236

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

LCM of 8 and 36 is**72**

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

428 = 42 × 98 × 9 = 37872 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 2 = 72,

4236 = 42 × 236 × 2 = 8472 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 37872 > 8472 or 428 > 4236

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