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1^{st} number: 6 4/6, 2^{nd} number: 3/50

406 is greater than 350

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

LCM of 6 and 50 is**150**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 150 - For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 25 = 150,

406 = 40 × 256 × 25 = 1000150 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 3 = 150,

350 = 3 × 350 × 3 = 9150 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 1000150 > 9150 or 406 > 350

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