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1^{st} number: 27 0/2, 2^{nd} number: 27/48

542 is greater than 2748

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

LCM of 2 and 48 is**48**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 48 - For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 24 = 48,

542 = 54 × 242 × 24 = 129648 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 1 = 48,

2748 = 27 × 148 × 1 = 2748 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 129648 > 2748 or 542 > 2748

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