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1^{st} number: 1 3/6, 2^{nd} number: 1/7

96 is greater than 17

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

LCM of 6 and 7 is**42**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 42 - For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,

96 = 9 × 76 × 7 = 6342 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 6 = 42,

17 = 1 × 67 × 6 = 642 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 6342 > 642 or 96 > 17

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