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1^{st} number: 25/27, 2^{nd} number: 4 1/12

2527 is smaller than 4912

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

LCM of 27 and 12 is**108**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 108 - For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 4 = 108,

2527 = 25 × 427 × 4 = 100108 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 9 = 108,

4912 = 49 × 912 × 9 = 441108 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 100108 < 441108 or 2527 < 4912

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