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1^{st} number: 1 33/42, 2^{nd} number: 9 2/6

7542 is smaller than 566

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

LCM of 42 and 6 is**42**

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

7542 = 75 × 142 × 1 = 7542 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,

566 = 56 × 76 × 7 = 39242 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 7542 < 39242 or 7542 < 566

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