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1^{st} number: 7/28, 2^{nd} number: 3 9/12

728 is smaller than 4512

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

LCM of 28 and 12 is**84**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 84 - For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 3 = 84,

728 = 7 × 328 × 3 = 2184 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 7 = 84,

4512 = 45 × 712 × 7 = 31584 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 2184 < 31584 or 728 < 4512

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