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Compare 36/80 and 3/25

36/80 is greater than 3/25

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 80 and 25 is 400
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 80 × 5 = 400,
    36/80 = 36 × 5/80 × 5 = 180/400
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 25 × 16 = 400,
    3/25 = 3 × 16/25 × 16 = 48/400
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 180/400 > 48/400 or 36/80 > 3/25

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