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1^{st} number: 1 2/28, 2^{nd} number: 16/42

3028 is greater than 1642

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

LCM of 28 and 42 is**84**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 84 - For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 3 = 84,

3028 = 30 × 328 × 3 = 9084 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 2 = 84,

1642 = 16 × 242 × 2 = 3284 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 9084 > 3284 or 3028 > 1642

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