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1^{st} number: 2 16/28, 2^{nd} number: 16/35

7228 is greater than 1635

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

LCM of 28 and 35 is**140**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 140 - For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 5 = 140,

7228 = 72 × 528 × 5 = 360140 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 4 = 140,

1635 = 16 × 435 × 4 = 64140 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 360140 > 64140 or 7228 > 1635

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