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Compare 36/48 and 1/75

36/48 is greater than 1/75

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 48 and 75 is 1200
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 48 × 25 = 1200,
    36/48 = 36 × 25/48 × 25 = 900/1200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 75 × 16 = 1200,
    1/75 = 1 × 16/75 × 16 = 16/1200
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 900/1200 > 16/1200 or 36/48 > 1/75

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