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1^{st} number: 8 0/3, 2^{nd} number: 1 2/40

243 is greater than 4240

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

LCM of 3 and 40 is**120**

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

243 = 24 × 403 × 40 = 960120 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,

4240 = 42 × 340 × 3 = 126120 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 960120 > 126120 or 243 > 4240

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