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1042 is greater than 260

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

LCM of 42 and 60 is**420**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 420 - For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 10 = 420,

1042 = 10 × 1042 × 10 = 100420 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,

260 = 2 × 760 × 7 = 14420 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 100420 > 14420 or 1042 > 260

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