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2442 is greater than 1863

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

LCM of 42 and 63 is**126**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 126 - For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 3 = 126,

2442 = 24 × 342 × 3 = 72126 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 2 = 126,

1863 = 18 × 263 × 2 = 36126 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 72126 > 36126 or 2442 > 1863

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