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1^{st} number: 49/70, 2^{nd} number: 1 33/42

4970 is smaller than 7542

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

LCM of 70 and 42 is**210**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 210 - For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 3 = 210,

4970 = 49 × 370 × 3 = 147210 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,

7542 = 75 × 542 × 5 = 375210 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 147210 < 375210 or 4970 < 7542

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