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1^{st} number: 25/45, 2^{nd} number: 5 10/12

2545 is smaller than 7012

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

LCM of 45 and 12 is**180**

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

2545 = 25 × 445 × 4 = 100180 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 15 = 180,

7012 = 70 × 1512 × 15 = 1050180 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 100180 < 1050180 or 2545 < 7012

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