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1^{st} number: 12/24, 2^{nd} number: 1 25/45

1224 is smaller than 7045

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

LCM of 24 and 45 is**360**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 360 - For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 15 = 360,

1224 = 12 × 1524 × 15 = 180360 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 8 = 360,

7045 = 70 × 845 × 8 = 560360 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 180360 < 560360 or 1224 < 7045

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