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612 is smaller than 2125

- 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,

612 = 6 × 2512 × 25 = 150300 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 25 × 12 = 300,

2125 = 21 × 1225 × 12 = 252300 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 150300 < 252300 or 612 < 2125

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