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1^{st} number: 1 1/8, 2^{nd} number: 5/10

98 is greater than 510

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

LCM of 8 and 10 is**40**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 40 - For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 5 = 40,

98 = 9 × 58 × 5 = 4540 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 4 = 40,

510 = 5 × 410 × 4 = 2040 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 4540 > 2040 or 98 > 510

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