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1^{st} number: 4 2/4, 2^{nd} number: 25/40

184 is greater than 2540

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

LCM of 4 and 40 is**40**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 40 - For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 10 = 40,

184 = 18 × 104 × 10 = 18040 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 1 = 40,

2540 = 25 × 140 × 1 = 2540 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 18040 > 2540 or 184 > 2540

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