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1^{st} number: 2 26/36, 2^{nd} number: 1 8/40

9836 is greater than 4840

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

LCM of 36 and 40 is**360** - For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 10 = 360,

9836 = 98 × 1036 × 10 = 980360 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 9 = 360,

4840 = 48 × 940 × 9 = 432360 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 980360 > 432360 or 9836 > 4840

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