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Compare 3/4 and 2/84

3/4 is greater than 2/84

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 84 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 21 = 84,
    3/4 = 3 × 21/4 × 21 = 63/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    2/84 = 2 × 1/84 × 1 = 2/84
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 63/84 > 2/84 or 3/4 > 2/84

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