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1^{st} number: 1 2/6, 2^{nd} number: 6/8

86 is greater than 68

- 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,

86 = 8 × 46 × 4 = 3224 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,

68 = 6 × 38 × 3 = 1824 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 3224 > 1824 or 86 > 68

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