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

56 is smaller than 108

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

LCM of 6 and 8 is**24**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 24 - For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 4 = 24,

56 = 5 × 46 × 4 = 2024 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,

108 = 10 × 38 × 3 = 3024 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 2024 < 3024 or 56 < 108

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