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

248 is greater than 140

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

LCM of 8 and 40 is**40**

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

248 = 24 × 58 × 5 = 12040 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 1 = 40,

140 = 1 × 140 × 1 = 140 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 12040 > 140 or 248 > 140

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