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1^{st} number: 23 1/3, 2^{nd} number: 7 0/6

703 is greater than 426

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

LCM of 3 and 6 is**6**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 6 - For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 2 = 6,

703 = 70 × 23 × 2 = 1406 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 1 = 6,

426 = 42 × 16 × 1 = 426 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 1406 > 426 or 703 > 426

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