Two and five eighths as an improper fraction is 2625/1000 or 21/8
[Five sevenths] is 0.0893 greater than [five eighths]. (rounded)
Eight and five-eighths
the fraction for 5/8ths is .63
5/8 cannot be written as an improper fraction.
Expressed as a decimal fraction, 5/8 is equal to 0.625.
The second is bigger.