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1^{st} number: 2 2/6, 2^{nd} number: 35/72

146 is greater than 3572

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

LCM of 6 and 72 is**72**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 72 - For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 12 = 72,

146 = 14 × 126 × 12 = 16872 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 1 = 72,

3572 = 35 × 172 × 1 = 3572 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 16872 > 3572 or 146 > 3572

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