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1^{st} number: 6 3/4, 2^{nd} number: 10/40

274 is greater than 1040

- 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,

274 = 27 × 104 × 10 = 27040 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 1 = 40,

1040 = 10 × 140 × 1 = 1040 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 27040 > 1040 or 274 > 1040

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