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1^{st} number: 12 0/6, 2^{nd} number: 4 3/8

726 is greater than 358

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

LCM of 6 and 8 is**24**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 24 - For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 4 = 24,

726 = 72 × 46 × 4 = 28824 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,

358 = 35 × 38 × 3 = 10524 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 28824 > 10524 or 726 > 358

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