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718 is smaller than 1525

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

LCM of 18 and 25 is**450**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 450 - For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 25 = 450,

718 = 7 × 2518 × 25 = 175450 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 25 × 18 = 450,

1525 = 15 × 1825 × 18 = 270450 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 175450 < 270450 or 718 < 1525

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