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1040 is greater than 884

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

LCM of 40 and 84 is**840**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 840 - For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 21 = 840,

1040 = 10 × 2140 × 21 = 210840 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 10 = 840,

884 = 8 × 1084 × 10 = 80840 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 210840 > 80840 or 1040 > 884

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