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Compare 4/6 and 50/35

1st number: 4/6, 2nd number: 1 15/35

4/6 is smaller than 50/35

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 35 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 35 = 210,
    4/6 = 4 × 35/6 × 35 = 140/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 6 = 210,
    50/35 = 50 × 6/35 × 6 = 300/210
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 140/210 < 300/210 or 4/6 < 50/35

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