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

84 is greater than 96

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

LCM of 4 and 6 is**12**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 12 - For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 3 = 12,

84 = 8 × 34 × 3 = 2412 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 2 = 12,

96 = 9 × 26 × 2 = 1812 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 2412 > 1812 or 84 > 96

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