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1045 is smaller than 1228

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

LCM of 45 and 28 is**1260**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 1260 - For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 28 = 1260,

1045 = 10 × 2845 × 28 = 2801260 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 45 = 1260,

1228 = 12 × 4528 × 45 = 5401260 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 2801260 < 5401260 or 1045 < 1228

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