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3556 is greater than 381

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

LCM of 56 and 81 is**4536**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 4536 - For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 81 = 4536,

3556 = 35 × 8156 × 81 = 28354536 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 81 × 56 = 4536,

381 = 3 × 5681 × 56 = 1684536 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 28354536 > 1684536 or 3556 > 381

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