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1^{st} number: 12 0/6, 2^{nd} number: 36/49

726 is greater than 3649

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

LCM of 6 and 49 is**294**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 294 - For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 49 = 294,

726 = 72 × 496 × 49 = 3528294 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 6 = 294,

3649 = 36 × 649 × 6 = 216294 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 3528294 > 216294 or 726 > 3649

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