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1^{st} number: 5 5/6, 2^{nd} number: 10/42

356 is greater than 1042

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

LCM of 6 and 42 is**42**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 42 - For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,

356 = 35 × 76 × 7 = 24542 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 1 = 42,

1042 = 10 × 142 × 1 = 1042 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 24542 > 1042 or 356 > 1042

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