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1^{st} number: 17 1/2, 2^{nd} number: 42/84

352 is greater than 4284

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

LCM of 2 and 84 is**84**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 84 - For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 42 = 84,

352 = 35 × 422 × 42 = 147084 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,

4284 = 42 × 184 × 1 = 4284 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 147084 > 4284 or 352 > 4284

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