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1^{st} number: 1 3/5, 2^{nd} number: 6/9

85 is greater than 69

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

LCM of 5 and 9 is**45**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 45 - For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 9 = 45,

85 = 8 × 95 × 9 = 7245 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 5 = 45,

69 = 6 × 59 × 5 = 3045 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 7245 > 3045 or 85 > 69

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