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1^{st} number: 6 4/6, 2^{nd} number: 14/42

406 is greater than 1442

- 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,

406 = 40 × 76 × 7 = 28042 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 1 = 42,

1442 = 14 × 142 × 1 = 1442 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 28042 > 1442 or 406 > 1442

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