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Compare 49/14 and 10/90

1st number: 3 7/14, 2nd number: 10/90

49/14 is greater than 10/90

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 90 is 630
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 45 = 630,
    49/14 = 49 × 45/14 × 45 = 2205/630
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 7 = 630,
    10/90 = 10 × 7/90 × 7 = 70/630
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 2205/630 > 70/630 or 49/14 > 10/90

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