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242 is smaller than 58

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

LCM of 42 and 8 is**168** - For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 4 = 168,

242 = 2 × 442 × 4 = 8168 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 21 = 168,

58 = 5 × 218 × 21 = 105168 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 8168 < 105168 or 242 < 58

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