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1^{st} number: 40/45, 2^{nd} number: 1 1/14

4045 is smaller than 1514

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

LCM of 45 and 14 is**630**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 630 - For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 14 = 630,

4045 = 40 × 1445 × 14 = 560630 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 45 = 630,

1514 = 15 × 4514 × 45 = 675630 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 560630 < 675630 or 4045 < 1514

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