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1^{st} number: 5 2/8, 2^{nd} number: 7/90

428 is greater than 790

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

LCM of 8 and 90 is**360**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 360 - For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 45 = 360,

428 = 42 × 458 × 45 = 1890360 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 4 = 360,

790 = 7 × 490 × 4 = 28360 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 1890360 > 28360 or 428 > 790

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