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1^{st} number: 1 12/48, 2^{nd} number: 1 20/25

6048 is smaller than 4525

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

LCM of 48 and 25 is**1200**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 1200 - For the 1st fraction, since 48 × 25 = 1200,

6048 = 60 × 2548 × 25 = 15001200 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 25 × 48 = 1200,

4525 = 45 × 4825 × 48 = 21601200 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 15001200 < 21601200 or 6048 < 4525

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