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1^{st} number: 10/28, 2^{nd} number: 1 6/42

1028 is smaller than 4842

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

LCM of 28 and 42 is**84**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 84 - For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 3 = 84,

1028 = 10 × 328 × 3 = 3084 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 2 = 84,

4842 = 48 × 242 × 2 = 9684 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 3084 < 9684 or 1028 < 4842

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