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Compare 1/10 and 6/98

1/10 is greater than 6/98

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 98 is 490
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 49 = 490,
    1/10 = 1 × 49/10 × 49 = 49/490
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 5 = 490,
    6/98 = 6 × 5/98 × 5 = 30/490
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 49/490 > 30/490 or 1/10 > 6/98

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