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Compare 18/2 and 1/75

1st number: 9 0/2, 2nd number: 1/75

18/2 is greater than 1/75

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 75 is 150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 75 = 150,
    18/2 = 18 × 75/2 × 75 = 1350/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 75 × 2 = 150,
    1/75 = 1 × 2/75 × 2 = 2/150
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 1350/150 > 2/150 or 18/2 > 1/75

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