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1^{st} number: 7 7/8, 2^{nd} number: 2 15/24

638 is greater than 6324

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

LCM of 8 and 24 is**24**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 24 - For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,

638 = 63 × 38 × 3 = 18924 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,

6324 = 63 × 124 × 1 = 6324 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 18924 > 6324 or 638 > 6324

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