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Compare 28/8 and 1/90

1st number: 3 4/8, 2nd number: 1/90

28/8 is greater than 1/90

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 90 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 45 = 360,
    28/8 = 28 × 45/8 × 45 = 1260/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 4 = 360,
    1/90 = 1 × 4/90 × 4 = 4/360
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 1260/360 > 4/360 or 28/8 > 1/90

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