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1^{st} number: 3 0/28, 2^{nd} number: 2 6/18

8428 is greater than 4218

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

LCM of 28 and 18 is**252**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 252 - For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 9 = 252,

8428 = 84 × 928 × 9 = 756252 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 14 = 252,

4218 = 42 × 1418 × 14 = 588252 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 756252 > 588252 or 8428 > 4218

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