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1^{st} number: 2 3/36, 2^{nd} number: 3/45

7536 is greater than 345

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

LCM of 36 and 45 is**180**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 180 - For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 5 = 180,

7536 = 75 × 536 × 5 = 375180 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 4 = 180,

345 = 3 × 445 × 4 = 12180 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 375180 > 12180 or 7536 > 345

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