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1^{st} number: 18/27, 2^{nd} number: 1 9/40

1827 is smaller than 4940

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

LCM of 27 and 40 is**1080**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 1080 - For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 40 = 1080,

1827 = 18 × 4027 × 40 = 7201080 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 27 = 1080,

4940 = 49 × 2740 × 27 = 13231080 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 7201080 < 13231080 or 1827 < 4940

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