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3040 is greater than 730

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

LCM of 40 and 30 is**120**

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

3040 = 30 × 340 × 3 = 90120 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,

730 = 7 × 430 × 4 = 28120 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 90120 > 28120 or 3040 > 730

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