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1^{st} number: 8 0/9, 2^{nd} number: 4 3/8

729 is greater than 358

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

LCM of 9 and 8 is**72**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 72 - For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 8 = 72,

729 = 72 × 89 × 8 = 57672 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 9 = 72,

358 = 35 × 98 × 9 = 31572 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 57672 > 31572 or 729 > 358

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