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2063 is smaller than 1442

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

LCM of 63 and 42 is**126**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 126 - For the 1st fraction, since 63 × 2 = 126,

2063 = 20 × 263 × 2 = 40126 - 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
- 40126 < 42126 or 2063 < 1442

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