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1^{st} number: 3 0/4, 2^{nd} number: 2 24/30

124 is greater than 8430

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

LCM of 4 and 30 is**60**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 60 - For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 15 = 60,

124 = 12 × 154 × 15 = 18060 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 2 = 60,

8430 = 84 × 230 × 2 = 16860 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 18060 > 16860 or 124 > 8430

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