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Compare 1/3 and 2/90

1/3 is greater than 2/90

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 90 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 30 = 90,
    1/3 = 1 × 30/3 × 30 = 30/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 1 = 90,
    2/90 = 2 × 1/90 × 1 = 2/90
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 30/90 > 2/90 or 1/3 > 2/90

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