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1^{st} number: 1 4/6, 2^{nd} number: 1 1/7

106 is greater than 87

- 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,

106 = 10 × 76 × 7 = 7042 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 6 = 42,

87 = 8 × 67 × 6 = 4842 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 7042 > 4842 or 106 > 87

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