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1^{st} number: 2 16/27, 2^{nd} number: 7/40

7027 is greater than 740

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

LCM of 27 and 40 is**1080**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 1080 - For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 40 = 1080,

7027 = 70 × 4027 × 40 = 28001080 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 27 = 1080,

740 = 7 × 2740 × 27 = 1891080 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 28001080 > 1891080 or 7027 > 740

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