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1^{st} number: 10 4/8, 2^{nd} number: 12/18

848 is greater than 1218

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

LCM of 8 and 18 is**72**

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

848 = 84 × 98 × 9 = 75672 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 4 = 72,

1218 = 12 × 418 × 4 = 4872 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 75672 > 4872 or 848 > 1218

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