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Compare 35/45 and 2/9

35/45 is greater than 2/9

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 9 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 1 = 45,
    35/45 = 35 × 1/45 × 1 = 35/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 5 = 45,
    2/9 = 2 × 5/9 × 5 = 10/45
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 35/45 > 10/45 or 35/45 > 2/9

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