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488 is greater than 310

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

LCM of 8 and 10 is**40**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 40 - For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 5 = 40,

488 = 48 × 58 × 5 = 24040 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 4 = 40,

310 = 3 × 410 × 4 = 1240 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 24040 > 1240 or 488 > 310

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