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34 is greater than 37

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

LCM of 4 and 7 is**28**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 28 - For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 7 = 28,

34 = 3 × 74 × 7 = 2128 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 4 = 28,

37 = 3 × 47 × 4 = 1228 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 2128 > 1228 or 34 > 37

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