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Compare 3/2 and 4/5

1st number: 1 1/2, 2nd number: 4/5

3/2 is greater than 4/5

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 5 is 10
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 5 = 10,
    3/2 = 3 × 5/2 × 5 = 15/10
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 2 = 10,
    4/5 = 4 × 2/5 × 2 = 8/10
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 15/10 > 8/10 or 3/2 > 4/5

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