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228 is smaller than 4250

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

LCM of 28 and 50 is**700**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 700 - For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 25 = 700,

228 = 2 × 2528 × 25 = 50700 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 14 = 700,

4250 = 42 × 1450 × 14 = 588700 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 50700 < 588700 or 228 < 4250

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