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1^{st} number: 7 4/8, 2^{nd} number: 2 6/18

608 is greater than 4218

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

LCM of 8 and 18 is**72**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 72 - For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 9 = 72,

608 = 60 × 98 × 9 = 54072 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 4 = 72,

4218 = 42 × 418 × 4 = 16872 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 54072 > 16872 or 608 > 4218

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