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47 is greater than 672

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

LCM of 7 and 72 is**504**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 504 - For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 72 = 504,

47 = 4 × 727 × 72 = 288504 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 7 = 504,

672 = 6 × 772 × 7 = 42504 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 288504 > 42504 or 47 > 672

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