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1^{st} number: 1 30/42, 2^{nd} number: 30/35

7242 is greater than 3035

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

LCM of 42 and 35 is**210**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 210 - For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,

7242 = 72 × 542 × 5 = 360210 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 6 = 210,

3035 = 30 × 635 × 6 = 180210 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 360210 > 180210 or 7242 > 3035

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