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48 is greater than 120

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

LCM of 8 and 20 is**40** - For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 5 = 40,

48 = 4 × 58 × 5 = 2040 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 2 = 40,

120 = 1 × 220 × 2 = 240 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 2040 > 240 or 48 > 120

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