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1^{st} number: 2 0/3, 2^{nd} number: 1 1/7

63 is greater than 87

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

LCM of 3 and 7 is**21**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 21 - For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 7 = 21,

63 = 6 × 73 × 7 = 4221 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 3 = 21,

87 = 8 × 37 × 3 = 2421 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 4221 > 2421 or 63 > 87

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