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1^{st} number: 3 3/20, 2^{nd} number: 9/72

6320 is greater than 972

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

LCM of 20 and 72 is**360**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 360 - For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 18 = 360,

6320 = 63 × 1820 × 18 = 1134360 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 5 = 360,

972 = 9 × 572 × 5 = 45360 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 1134360 > 45360 or 6320 > 972

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