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1^{st} number: 8/45, 2^{nd} number: 5 5/14

845 is smaller than 7514

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

LCM of 45 and 14 is**630**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 630 - For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 14 = 630,

845 = 8 × 1445 × 14 = 112630 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 45 = 630,

7514 = 75 × 4514 × 45 = 3375630 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 112630 < 3375630 or 845 < 7514

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