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1^{st} number: 6/40, 2^{nd} number: 2 9/20

640 is smaller than 4920

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

LCM of 40 and 20 is**40**

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

640 = 6 × 140 × 1 = 640 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 2 = 40,

4920 = 49 × 220 × 2 = 9840 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 640 < 9840 or 640 < 4920

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