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1^{st} number: 1 4/5, 2^{nd} number: 2/8

95 is greater than 28

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

LCM of 5 and 8 is**40**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 40 - For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 8 = 40,

95 = 9 × 85 × 8 = 7240 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 5 = 40,

28 = 2 × 58 × 5 = 1040 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 7240 > 1040 or 95 > 28

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