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Compare 45/18 and 81/35

1st number: 2 9/18, 2nd number: 2 11/35

45/18 is greater than 81/35

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 35 is 630
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 35 = 630,
    45/18 = 45 × 35/18 × 35 = 1575/630
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 18 = 630,
    81/35 = 81 × 18/35 × 18 = 1458/630
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 1575/630 > 1458/630 or 45/18 > 81/35

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