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1^{st} number: 1 9/63, 2^{nd} number: 8 3/4

7263 is smaller than 354

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

LCM of 63 and 4 is**252**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 252 - For the 1st fraction, since 63 × 4 = 252,

7263 = 72 × 463 × 4 = 288252 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 63 = 252,

354 = 35 × 634 × 63 = 2205252 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 288252 < 2205252 or 7263 < 354

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