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Compare 48/50 and 90/14

1st number: 48/50, 2nd number: 6 6/14

48/50 is smaller than 90/14

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 14 is 350
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 7 = 350,
    48/50 = 48 × 7/50 × 7 = 336/350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 25 = 350,
    90/14 = 90 × 25/14 × 25 = 2250/350
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 336/350 < 2250/350 or 48/50 < 90/14

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