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4084 is greater than 1849

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

LCM of 84 and 49 is**588**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 588 - For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 7 = 588,

4084 = 40 × 784 × 7 = 280588 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 12 = 588,

1849 = 18 × 1249 × 12 = 216588 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 280588 > 216588 or 4084 > 1849

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