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Compare 45/3 and 81/35

1st number: 15 0/3, 2nd number: 2 11/35

45/3 is greater than 81/35

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 35 is 105
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 35 = 105,
    45/3 = 45 × 35/3 × 35 = 1575/105
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 3 = 105,
    81/35 = 81 × 3/35 × 3 = 243/105
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 1575/105 > 243/105 or 45/3 > 81/35

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