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Compare 5/4 and 4/90

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

5/4 is greater than 4/90

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 90 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 45 = 180,
    5/4 = 5 × 45/4 × 45 = 225/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 2 = 180,
    4/90 = 4 × 2/90 × 2 = 8/180
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 225/180 > 8/180 or 5/4 > 4/90

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