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1^{st} number: 1 8/12, 2^{nd} number: 9 0/7

2012 is smaller than 637

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

LCM of 12 and 7 is**84**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 84 - For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 7 = 84,

2012 = 20 × 712 × 7 = 14084 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 12 = 84,

637 = 63 × 127 × 12 = 75684 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 14084 < 75684 or 2012 < 637

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