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Compare 10/6 and 14/45

1st number: 1 4/6, 2nd number: 14/45

10/6 is greater than 14/45

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 45 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 15 = 90,
    10/6 = 10 × 15/6 × 15 = 150/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 2 = 90,
    14/45 = 14 × 2/45 × 2 = 28/90
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 150/90 > 28/90 or 10/6 > 14/45

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