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1^{st} number: 1 2/4, 2^{nd} number: 1 18/72

64 is greater than 9072

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

LCM of 4 and 72 is**72**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 72 - For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 18 = 72,

64 = 6 × 184 × 18 = 10872 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 1 = 72,

9072 = 90 × 172 × 1 = 9072 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 10872 > 9072 or 64 > 9072

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