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2845 is greater than 1249

- 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,

2845 = 28 × 4945 × 49 = 13722205 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 45 = 2205,

1249 = 12 × 4549 × 45 = 5402205 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 13722205 > 5402205 or 2845 > 1249

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