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3242 is greater than 663

- 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,

3242 = 32 × 342 × 3 = 96126 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 2 = 126,

663 = 6 × 263 × 2 = 12126 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 96126 > 12126 or 3242 > 663

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