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Compare 49/24 and 48/90

1st number: 2 1/24, 2nd number: 48/90

49/24 is greater than 48/90

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 90 is 360

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 15 = 360,
    49/24 = 49 × 15/24 × 15 = 735/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 4 = 360,
    48/90 = 48 × 4/90 × 4 = 192/360
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 735/360 > 192/360 or 49/24 > 48/90

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