Correct Answer - Option 3 :

\(\frac{43}{6}\)
**Given :**

The fraction is 71/8

**Method used :**

Checking each option by dividing it and changing it to decimal form.

**Calculation :**

On dividing

71/8 = 8.87

**Now,**

Option (1)

⇒ 89/10 = 8.9 -----(greater than 8.87)

Option (2)

⇒ 80/9 = 8.88 -----(greater than 8.87)

Option (3)

⇒ 43/6 = 7.16 -----(less than 8.87)

Option (4)

⇒ 82/9 = 9.11 -----(greater than 8.87)

**∴ clearly we can see that option (3) is correct.**