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1^{st} number: 1 2/40, 2^{nd} number: 6/90

4240 is greater than 690

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

LCM of 40 and 90 is**360**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 360 - For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 9 = 360,

4240 = 42 × 940 × 9 = 378360 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 4 = 360,

690 = 6 × 490 × 4 = 24360 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 378360 > 24360 or 4240 > 690

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