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Compare 18/9 and 1/50

1st number: 2 0/9, 2nd number: 1/50

18/9 is greater than 1/50

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  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 50 is 450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 50 = 450,
    18/9 = 18 × 50/9 × 50 = 900/450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 9 = 450,
    1/50 = 1 × 9/50 × 9 = 9/450
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 900/450 > 9/450 or 18/9 > 1/50

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