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1^{st} number: 3 12/24, 2^{nd} number: 7/30

8424 is greater than 730

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

LCM of 24 and 30 is**120**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 120 - For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,

8424 = 84 × 524 × 5 = 420120 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,

730 = 7 × 430 × 4 = 28120 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 420120 > 28120 or 8424 > 730

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