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1^{st} number: 1 18/30, 2^{nd} number: 25/40

4830 is greater than 2540

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

LCM of 30 and 40 is**120**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 120 - For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,

4830 = 48 × 430 × 4 = 192120 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,

2540 = 25 × 340 × 3 = 75120 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 192120 > 75120 or 4830 > 2540

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