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1^{st} number: 6 4/6, 2^{nd} number: 4/27

406 is greater than 427

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

LCM of 6 and 27 is**54**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 54 - For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 9 = 54,

406 = 40 × 96 × 9 = 36054 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 2 = 54,

427 = 4 × 227 × 2 = 854 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 36054 > 854 or 406 > 427

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