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1012 is smaller than 4550

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

LCM of 12 and 50 is**300**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 300 - For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 25 = 300,

1012 = 10 × 2512 × 25 = 250300 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 6 = 300,

4550 = 45 × 650 × 6 = 270300 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 250300 < 270300 or 1012 < 4550

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