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Compare 45/6 and 21/98

1st number: 7 3/6, 2nd number: 21/98

45/6 is greater than 21/98

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 98 is 294
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 49 = 294,
    45/6 = 45 × 49/6 × 49 = 2205/294
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 3 = 294,
    21/98 = 21 × 3/98 × 3 = 63/294
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 2205/294 > 63/294 or 45/6 > 21/98

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