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Compare 2/5 and 4/90

2/5 is greater than 4/90

Steps for comparing fractions

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

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