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212 is smaller than 2875

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

LCM of 12 and 75 is**300**

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

212 = 2 × 2512 × 25 = 50300 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 75 × 4 = 300,

2875 = 28 × 475 × 4 = 112300 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 50300 < 112300 or 212 < 2875

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