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Compare 48/8 and 90/75

1st number: 6 0/8, 2nd number: 1 15/75

48/8 is greater than 90/75

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 75 is 600

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 600
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 75 = 600,
    48/8 = 48 × 75/8 × 75 = 3600/600
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 75 × 8 = 600,
    90/75 = 90 × 8/75 × 8 = 720/600
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 3600/600 > 720/600 or 48/8 > 90/75

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