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2442 is greater than 245

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

LCM of 42 and 45 is**630**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 630 - For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 15 = 630,

2442 = 24 × 1542 × 15 = 360630 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 14 = 630,

245 = 2 × 1445 × 14 = 28630 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 360630 > 28630 or 2442 > 245

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