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1^{st} number: 5 2/8, 2^{nd} number: 49/50

428 is greater than 4950

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

LCM of 8 and 50 is**200**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 200 - For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 25 = 200,

428 = 42 × 258 × 25 = 1050200 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 4 = 200,

4950 = 49 × 450 × 4 = 196200 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 1050200 > 196200 or 428 > 4950

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