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

9042 is greater than 26

- 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,

9042 = 90 × 142 × 1 = 9042 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,

26 = 2 × 76 × 7 = 1442 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 9042 > 1442 or 9042 > 26

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