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1^{st} number: 5 10/12, 2^{nd} number: 10/20

7012 is greater than 1020

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

LCM of 12 and 20 is**60**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 60 - For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,

7012 = 70 × 512 × 5 = 35060 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 3 = 60,

1020 = 10 × 320 × 3 = 3060 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 35060 > 3060 or 7012 > 1020

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