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1^{st} number: 1 2/18, 2^{nd} number: 14/42

2018 is greater than 1442

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

LCM of 18 and 42 is**126**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 126 - For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 7 = 126,

2018 = 20 × 718 × 7 = 140126 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 3 = 126,

1442 = 14 × 342 × 3 = 42126 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 140126 > 42126 or 2018 > 1442

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