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1^{st} number: 6 0/8, 2^{nd} number: 1 21/35

488 is greater than 5635

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

LCM of 8 and 35 is**280**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 280 - For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 35 = 280,

488 = 48 × 358 × 35 = 1680280 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 8 = 280,

5635 = 56 × 835 × 8 = 448280 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 1680280 > 448280 or 488 > 5635

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