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1^{st} number: 1 4/6, 2^{nd} number: 42/70

106 is greater than 4270

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

LCM of 6 and 70 is**210**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 210 - For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 35 = 210,

106 = 10 × 356 × 35 = 350210 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 3 = 210,

4270 = 42 × 370 × 3 = 126210 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 350210 > 126210 or 106 > 4270

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