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Compare 49/45 and 24/80

1st number: 1 4/45, 2nd number: 24/80

49/45 is greater than 24/80

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 80 is 720
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 16 = 720,
    49/45 = 49 × 16/45 × 16 = 784/720
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 9 = 720,
    24/80 = 24 × 9/80 × 9 = 216/720
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 784/720 > 216/720 or 49/45 > 24/80

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