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225 is smaller than 3035

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

LCM of 25 and 35 is**175**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 175 - For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 7 = 175,

225 = 2 × 725 × 7 = 14175 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 5 = 175,

3035 = 30 × 535 × 5 = 150175 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 14175 < 150175 or 225 < 3035

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