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Compare 1/75 and 2/6

1/75 is smaller than 2/6

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 6 is 150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 2 = 150,
    1/75 = 1 × 2/75 × 2 = 2/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 25 = 150,
    2/6 = 2 × 25/6 × 25 = 50/150
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 2/150 < 50/150 or 1/75 < 2/6

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