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224 is smaller than 1450

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

LCM of 24 and 50 is**600**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 600 - For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 25 = 600,

224 = 2 × 2524 × 25 = 50600 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 12 = 600,

1450 = 14 × 1250 × 12 = 168600 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 50600 < 168600 or 224 < 1450

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