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1^{st} number: 12 2/4, 2^{nd} number: 42/49

504 is greater than 4249

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

LCM of 4 and 49 is**196**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 196 - For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 49 = 196,

504 = 50 × 494 × 49 = 2450196 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 4 = 196,

4249 = 42 × 449 × 4 = 168196 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 2450196 > 168196 or 504 > 4249

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