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Compare 18/36 and 7/90

18/36 is greater than 7/90

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 90 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 5 = 180,
    18/36 = 18 × 5/36 × 5 = 90/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 2 = 180,
    7/90 = 7 × 2/90 × 2 = 14/180
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 90/180 > 14/180 or 18/36 > 7/90

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