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1^{st} number: 4 2/12, 2^{nd} number: 14/25

5012 is greater than 1425

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

LCM of 12 and 25 is**300**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 300 - For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 25 = 300,

5012 = 50 × 2512 × 25 = 1250300 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 25 × 12 = 300,

1425 = 14 × 1225 × 12 = 168300 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 1250300 > 168300 or 5012 > 1425

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