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912 is smaller than 3540

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

LCM of 12 and 40 is**120**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 120 - For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 10 = 120,

912 = 9 × 1012 × 10 = 90120 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,

3540 = 35 × 340 × 3 = 105120 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 90120 < 105120 or 912 < 3540

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