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1^{st} number: 1 4/8, 2^{nd} number: 15/20

128 is greater than 1520

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

LCM of 8 and 20 is**40**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 40 - For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 5 = 40,

128 = 12 × 58 × 5 = 6040 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 2 = 40,

1520 = 15 × 220 × 2 = 3040 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 6040 > 3040 or 128 > 1520

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