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1^{st} number: 7/56, 2^{nd} number: 11 1/4

756 is smaller than 454

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

LCM of 56 and 4 is**56**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 56 - For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,

756 = 7 × 156 × 1 = 756 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 14 = 56,

454 = 45 × 144 × 14 = 63056 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 756 < 63056 or 756 < 454

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