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Compare 36/56 and 56/90

36/56 is greater than 56/90

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 90 is 2520
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 45 = 2520,
    36/56 = 36 × 45/56 × 45 = 1620/2520
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 28 = 2520,
    56/90 = 56 × 28/90 × 28 = 1568/2520
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 1620/2520 > 1568/2520 or 36/56 > 56/90

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