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2045 is smaller than 3049

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

LCM of 45 and 49 is**2205**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 2205 - For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 49 = 2205,

2045 = 20 × 4945 × 49 = 9802205 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 45 = 2205,

3049 = 30 × 4549 × 45 = 13502205 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 9802205 < 13502205 or 2045 < 3049

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