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1240 is greater than 160

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

LCM of 40 and 60 is**120**

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

1240 = 12 × 340 × 3 = 36120 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 2 = 120,

160 = 1 × 260 × 2 = 2120 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 36120 > 2120 or 1240 > 160

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