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1^{st} number: 2 4/40, 2^{nd} number: 1/30

8440 is greater than 130

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

LCM of 40 and 30 is**120**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 120 - For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,

8440 = 84 × 340 × 3 = 252120 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,

130 = 1 × 430 × 4 = 4120 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 252120 > 4120 or 8440 > 130

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