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45 is greater than 57

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

LCM of 5 and 7 is**35**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 35 - For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 7 = 35,

45 = 4 × 75 × 7 = 2835 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 5 = 35,

57 = 5 × 57 × 5 = 2535 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 2835 > 2535 or 45 > 57

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