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2875 is greater than 1249

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

LCM of 75 and 49 is**3675**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 3675 - For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 49 = 3675,

2875 = 28 × 4975 × 49 = 13723675 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 75 = 3675,

1249 = 12 × 7549 × 75 = 9003675 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 13723675 > 9003675 or 2875 > 1249

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