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Compare 45/35 and 5/90

1st number: 1 10/35, 2nd number: 5/90

45/35 is greater than 5/90

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 90 is 630

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 630
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 18 = 630,
    45/35 = 45 × 18/35 × 18 = 810/630
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 7 = 630,
    5/90 = 5 × 7/90 × 7 = 35/630
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 810/630 > 35/630 or 45/35 > 5/90

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