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1045 is smaller than 1460

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

LCM of 45 and 60 is**180**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 180 - For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 4 = 180,

1045 = 10 × 445 × 4 = 40180 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 3 = 180,

1460 = 14 × 360 × 3 = 42180 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 40180 < 42180 or 1045 < 1460

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