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1^{st} number: 1 3/6, 2^{nd} number: 2/8

96 is greater than 28

- 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,

96 = 9 × 46 × 4 = 3624 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,

28 = 2 × 38 × 3 = 624 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 3624 > 624 or 96 > 28

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