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Compare 28/8 and 5/50

1st number: 3 4/8, 2nd number: 5/50

28/8 is greater than 5/50

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 50 is 200
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 25 = 200,
    28/8 = 28 × 25/8 × 25 = 700/200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 4 = 200,
    5/50 = 5 × 4/50 × 4 = 20/200
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 700/200 > 20/200 or 28/8 > 5/50

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