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1^{st} number: 2 3/9, 2^{nd} number: 42/70

219 is greater than 4270

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

LCM of 9 and 70 is**630**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 630 - For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 70 = 630,

219 = 21 × 709 × 70 = 1470630 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 9 = 630,

4270 = 42 × 970 × 9 = 378630 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 1470630 > 378630 or 219 > 4270

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