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1^{st} number: 24/42, 2^{nd} number: 1 25/35

2442 is smaller than 6035

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

LCM of 42 and 35 is**210**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 210 - For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,

2442 = 24 × 542 × 5 = 120210 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 6 = 210,

6035 = 60 × 635 × 6 = 360210 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 120210 < 360210 or 2442 < 6035

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