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1^{st} number: 3 1/3, 2^{nd} number: 1/20

103 is greater than 120

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

LCM of 3 and 20 is**60**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 60 - For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 20 = 60,

103 = 10 × 203 × 20 = 20060 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 3 = 60,

120 = 1 × 320 × 3 = 360 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 20060 > 360 or 103 > 120

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