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Compare 45/9 and 81/98

1st number: 5 0/9, 2nd number: 81/98

45/9 is greater than 81/98

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 98 is 882
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 98 = 882,
    45/9 = 45 × 98/9 × 98 = 4410/882
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 9 = 882,
    81/98 = 81 × 9/98 × 9 = 729/882
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 4410/882 > 729/882 or 45/9 > 81/98

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