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1^{st} number: 6/28, 2^{nd} number: 12 3/5

628 is smaller than 635

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

LCM of 28 and 5 is**140**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 140 - For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 5 = 140,

628 = 6 × 528 × 5 = 30140 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 28 = 140,

635 = 63 × 285 × 28 = 1764140 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 30140 < 1764140 or 628 < 635

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