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1^{st} number: 3 2/6, 2^{nd} number: 45/50

206 is greater than 4550

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

LCM of 6 and 50 is**150**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 150 - For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 25 = 150,

206 = 20 × 256 × 25 = 500150 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 3 = 150,

4550 = 45 × 350 × 3 = 135150 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 500150 > 135150 or 206 > 4550

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