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Compare 10/9 and 2/32

1st number: 1 1/9, 2nd number: 2/32

10/9 is greater than 2/32

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 32 is 288
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 32 = 288,
    10/9 = 10 × 32/9 × 32 = 320/288
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 32 × 9 = 288,
    2/32 = 2 × 9/32 × 9 = 18/288
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 320/288 > 18/288 or 10/9 > 2/32

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