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1^{st} number: 1/7, 2^{nd} number: 1 11/45

17 is smaller than 5645

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

LCM of 7 and 45 is**315**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 315 - For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 45 = 315,

17 = 1 × 457 × 45 = 45315 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 7 = 315,

5645 = 56 × 745 × 7 = 392315 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 45315 < 392315 or 17 < 5645

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