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78 is greater than 69

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

LCM of 8 and 9 is**72**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 72 - For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 9 = 72,

78 = 7 × 98 × 9 = 6372 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 8 = 72,

69 = 6 × 89 × 8 = 4872 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 6372 > 4872 or 78 > 69

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