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1^{st} number: 15 3/4, 2^{nd} number: 15/40

634 is greater than 1540

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

LCM of 4 and 40 is**40**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 40 - For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 10 = 40,

634 = 63 × 104 × 10 = 63040 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 1 = 40,

1540 = 15 × 140 × 1 = 1540 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 63040 > 1540 or 634 > 1540

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