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1^{st} number: 7 7/9, 2^{nd} number: 4/56

709 is greater than 456

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

LCM of 9 and 56 is**504**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 504 - For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 56 = 504,

709 = 70 × 569 × 56 = 3920504 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 9 = 504,

456 = 4 × 956 × 9 = 36504 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 3920504 > 36504 or 709 > 456

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