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Compare 18/16 and 1/75

1st number: 1 2/16, 2nd number: 1/75

18/16 is greater than 1/75

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 75 is 1200
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 75 = 1200,
    18/16 = 18 × 75/16 × 75 = 1350/1200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 75 × 16 = 1200,
    1/75 = 1 × 16/75 × 16 = 16/1200
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 1350/1200 > 16/1200 or 18/16 > 1/75

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