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5470 is greater than 540

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

LCM of 70 and 40 is**280**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 280 - For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 4 = 280,

5470 = 54 × 470 × 4 = 216280 - 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
- 216280 > 35280 or 5470 > 540

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