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1^{st} number: 2 6/42, 2^{nd} number: 7/30

9042 is greater than 730

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

LCM of 42 and 30 is**210**

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

9042 = 90 × 542 × 5 = 450210 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 7 = 210,

730 = 7 × 730 × 7 = 49210 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 450210 > 49210 or 9042 > 730

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