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Compare 49/9 and 2/90

1st number: 5 4/9, 2nd number: 2/90

49/9 is greater than 2/90

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 90 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 10 = 90,
    49/9 = 49 × 10/9 × 10 = 490/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 1 = 90,
    2/90 = 2 × 1/90 × 1 = 2/90
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 490/90 > 2/90 or 49/9 > 2/90

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