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1^{st} number: 4 0/2, 2^{nd} number: 2/9

82 is greater than 29

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

LCM of 2 and 9 is**18**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 18 - For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 9 = 18,

82 = 8 × 92 × 9 = 7218 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 2 = 18,

29 = 2 × 29 × 2 = 418 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 7218 > 418 or 82 > 29

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