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1^{st} number: 2/35, 2^{nd} number: 1 28/42

235 is smaller than 7042

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

LCM of 35 and 42 is**210**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 210 - For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 6 = 210,

235 = 2 × 635 × 6 = 12210 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,

7042 = 70 × 542 × 5 = 350210 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 12210 < 350210 or 235 < 7042

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