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1^{st} number: 1 4/12, 2^{nd} number: 42/63

1612 is greater than 4263

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

LCM of 12 and 63 is**252**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 252 - For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 21 = 252,

1612 = 16 × 2112 × 21 = 336252 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 4 = 252,

4263 = 42 × 463 × 4 = 168252 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 336252 > 168252 or 1612 > 4263

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