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1^{st} number: 12 2/4, 2^{nd} number: 4/30

504 is greater than 430

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

LCM of 4 and 30 is**60**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 60 - For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 15 = 60,

504 = 50 × 154 × 15 = 75060 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 2 = 60,

430 = 4 × 230 × 2 = 860 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 75060 > 860 or 504 > 430

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