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3042 is greater than 46

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

LCM of 42 and 6 is**42**

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

3042 = 30 × 142 × 1 = 3042 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,

46 = 4 × 76 × 7 = 2842 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 3042 > 2842 or 3042 > 46

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