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1^{st} number: 1 2/5, 2^{nd} number: 1 2/6

75 is greater than 86

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

LCM of 5 and 6 is**30**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 30 - For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 6 = 30,

75 = 7 × 65 × 6 = 4230 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,

86 = 8 × 56 × 5 = 4030 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 4230 > 4030 or 75 > 86

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