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46 is greater than 27

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

LCM of 6 and 7 is**42**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 42 - For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,

46 = 4 × 76 × 7 = 2842 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 6 = 42,

27 = 2 × 67 × 6 = 1242 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 2842 > 1242 or 46 > 27

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