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1^{st} number: 2 0/5, 2^{nd} number: 6/8

105 is greater than 68

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

LCM of 5 and 8 is**40**

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

105 = 10 × 85 × 8 = 8040 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 5 = 40,

68 = 6 × 58 × 5 = 3040 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 8040 > 3040 or 105 > 68

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