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4042 is greater than 3063

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

LCM of 42 and 63 is**126**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 126 - For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 3 = 126,

4042 = 40 × 342 × 3 = 120126 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 2 = 126,

3063 = 30 × 263 × 2 = 60126 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 120126 > 60126 or 4042 > 3063

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