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Compare 15/10 and 96/90

1st number: 1 5/10, 2nd number: 1 6/90

15/10 is greater than 96/90

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 90 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 9 = 90,
    15/10 = 15 × 9/10 × 9 = 135/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 1 = 90,
    96/90 = 96 × 1/90 × 1 = 96/90
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 135/90 > 96/90 or 15/10 > 96/90

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