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1^{st} number: 25/63, 2^{nd} number: 4 1/12

2563 is smaller than 4912

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

LCM of 63 and 12 is**252**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 252 - For the 1st fraction, since 63 × 4 = 252,

2563 = 25 × 463 × 4 = 100252 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 21 = 252,

4912 = 49 × 2112 × 21 = 1029252 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 100252 < 1029252 or 2563 < 4912

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