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12 is greater than 19

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

LCM of 2 and 9 is**18**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 18 - For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 9 = 18,

12 = 1 × 92 × 9 = 918 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 2 = 18,

19 = 1 × 29 × 2 = 218 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 918 > 218 or 12 > 19

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