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1^{st} number: 4 12/15, 2^{nd} number: 4 3/8

7215 is greater than 358

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

LCM of 15 and 8 is**120**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 120 - For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 8 = 120,

7215 = 72 × 815 × 8 = 576120 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,

358 = 35 × 158 × 15 = 525120 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 576120 > 525120 or 7215 > 358

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