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Compare 24/6 and 90/98

1st number: 4 0/6, 2nd number: 90/98

24/6 is greater than 90/98

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 98 is 294

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 294
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 49 = 294,
    24/6 = 24 × 49/6 × 49 = 1176/294
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 3 = 294,
    90/98 = 90 × 3/98 × 3 = 270/294
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 1176/294 > 270/294 or 24/6 > 90/98

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