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Compare 4/15 and 9/50

4/15 is greater than 9/50

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 50 is 150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 10 = 150,
    4/15 = 4 × 10/15 × 10 = 40/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 3 = 150,
    9/50 = 9 × 3/50 × 3 = 27/150
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 40/150 > 27/150 or 4/15 > 9/50

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