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3550 is greater than 340

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

LCM of 50 and 40 is**200**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 200 - For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 4 = 200,

3550 = 35 × 450 × 4 = 140200 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 5 = 200,

340 = 3 × 540 × 5 = 15200 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 140200 > 15200 or 3550 > 340

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