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1^{st} number: 2 0/2, 2^{nd} number: 4 2/4

42 is smaller than 184

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

LCM of 2 and 4 is**4** - For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 2 = 4,

42 = 4 × 22 × 2 = 84 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 1 = 4,

184 = 18 × 14 × 1 = 184 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 84 < 184 or 42 < 184

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