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1^{st} number: 6 6/9, 2^{nd} number: 28/50

609 is greater than 2850

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

LCM of 9 and 50 is**450**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 450 - For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 50 = 450,

609 = 60 × 509 × 50 = 3000450 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 9 = 450,

2850 = 28 × 950 × 9 = 252450 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 3000450 > 252450 or 609 > 2850

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