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1^{st} number: 1 2/4, 2^{nd} number: 7/9

64 is greater than 79

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

LCM of 4 and 9 is**36**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 36 - For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 9 = 36,

64 = 6 × 94 × 9 = 5436 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 4 = 36,

79 = 7 × 49 × 4 = 2836 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 5436 > 2836 or 64 > 79

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