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Compare 12/24 and 7/90

12/24 is greater than 7/90

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 90 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 15 = 360,
    12/24 = 12 × 15/24 × 15 = 180/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 4 = 360,
    7/90 = 7 × 4/90 × 4 = 28/360
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 180/360 > 28/360 or 12/24 > 7/90

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