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4260 is greater than 17

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

LCM of 60 and 7 is**420**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 420 - For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,

4260 = 42 × 760 × 7 = 294420 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 60 = 420,

17 = 1 × 607 × 60 = 60420 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 294420 > 60420 or 4260 > 17

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