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Compare 35/6 and 1/98

1st number: 5 5/6, 2nd number: 1/98

35/6 is greater than 1/98

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 98 is 294
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 49 = 294,
    35/6 = 35 × 49/6 × 49 = 1715/294
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 3 = 294,
    1/98 = 1 × 3/98 × 3 = 3/294
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 1715/294 > 3/294 or 35/6 > 1/98

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