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1^{st} number: 1 42/48, 2^{nd} number: 7/10

9048 is greater than 710

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

LCM of 48 and 10 is**240**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 240 - For the 1st fraction, since 48 × 5 = 240,

9048 = 90 × 548 × 5 = 450240 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 24 = 240,

710 = 7 × 2410 × 24 = 168240 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 450240 > 168240 or 9048 > 710

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