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1^{st} number: 6/49, 2^{nd} number: 3 3/27

649 is smaller than 8427

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

LCM of 49 and 27 is**1323**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 1323 - For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 27 = 1323,

649 = 6 × 2749 × 27 = 1621323 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 49 = 1323,

8427 = 84 × 4927 × 49 = 41161323 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 1621323 < 41161323 or 649 < 8427

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