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1^{st} number: 7 7/8, 2^{nd} number: 9/48

638 is greater than 948

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

LCM of 8 and 48 is**48**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 48 - For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 6 = 48,

638 = 63 × 68 × 6 = 37848 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 1 = 48,

948 = 9 × 148 × 1 = 948 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 37848 > 948 or 638 > 948

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