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1^{st} number: 11 2/3, 2^{nd} number: 1 8/42

353 is greater than 5042

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

LCM of 3 and 42 is**42**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 42 - For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 14 = 42,

353 = 35 × 143 × 14 = 49042 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 1 = 42,

5042 = 50 × 142 × 1 = 5042 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 49042 > 5042 or 353 > 5042

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