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Compare 48/10 and 90/98

1st number: 4 8/10, 2nd number: 90/98

48/10 is greater than 90/98

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 98 is 490
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 49 = 490,
    48/10 = 48 × 49/10 × 49 = 2352/490
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 5 = 490,
    90/98 = 90 × 5/98 × 5 = 450/490
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 2352/490 > 450/490 or 48/10 > 90/98

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