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Compare 3/4 and 5/50

3/4 is greater than 5/50

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 50 is 100
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 25 = 100,
    3/4 = 3 × 25/4 × 25 = 75/100
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 2 = 100,
    5/50 = 5 × 2/50 × 2 = 10/100
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 75/100 > 10/100 or 3/4 > 5/50

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