49/40
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Ratio | 49/40 |
Monzo | [-3 0 -1 2⟩ |
Size in cents | 351.33810 |
Name(s) | larger septimal neutral third |
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49/40, the larger septimal neutral third, is only 2401/2400 (0.72 cents) sharp of 60/49, the smaller septimal neutral third. In breed tempering, these are equated, dividing the fifth exactly in half. It is also 441/440 (3.9 cents) sharp of 11/9, and this is one of the ways 11-limit harmony is introduced into 7-limit scales. In particular, it is the interval between 8/7 and 7/5.