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Compare 18/6 and 1/90

1st number: 3 0/6, 2nd number: 1/90

18/6 is greater than 1/90

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 90 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 15 = 90,
    18/6 = 18 × 15/6 × 15 = 270/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 1 = 90,
    1/90 = 1 × 1/90 × 1 = 1/90
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 270/90 > 1/90 or 18/6 > 1/90

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