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1^{st} number: 1 20/40, 2^{nd} number: 7/30

6040 is greater than 730

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

LCM of 40 and 30 is**120**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 120 - For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,

6040 = 60 × 340 × 3 = 180120 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,

730 = 7 × 430 × 4 = 28120 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 180120 > 28120 or 6040 > 730

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