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2045 is smaller than 4060

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

LCM of 45 and 60 is**180**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 180 - For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 4 = 180,

2045 = 20 × 445 × 4 = 80180 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 3 = 180,

4060 = 40 × 360 × 3 = 120180 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 80180 < 120180 or 2045 < 4060

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