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Compare 24/6 and 90/50

1st number: 4 0/6, 2nd number: 1 40/50

24/6 is greater than 90/50

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 50 is 150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 25 = 150,
    24/6 = 24 × 25/6 × 25 = 600/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 3 = 150,
    90/50 = 90 × 3/50 × 3 = 270/150
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 600/150 > 270/150 or 24/6 > 90/50

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