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745 is smaller than 950

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

LCM of 45 and 50 is**450**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 450 - For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 10 = 450,

745 = 7 × 1045 × 10 = 70450 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 9 = 450,

950 = 9 × 950 × 9 = 81450 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 70450 < 81450 or 745 < 950

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