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1^{st} number: 1 17/28, 2^{nd} number: 5/40

4528 is greater than 540

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

LCM of 28 and 40 is**280**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 280 - For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 10 = 280,

4528 = 45 × 1028 × 10 = 450280 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 7 = 280,

540 = 5 × 740 × 7 = 35280 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 450280 > 35280 or 4528 > 540

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