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1^{st} number: 1 3/4, 2^{nd} number: 1/5

74 is greater than 15

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

LCM of 4 and 5 is**20**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 20 - For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 5 = 20,

74 = 7 × 54 × 5 = 3520 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 4 = 20,

15 = 1 × 45 × 4 = 420 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 3520 > 420 or 74 > 15

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