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Compare 5/6 and 4/45

5/6 is greater than 4/45

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 45 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 15 = 90,
    5/6 = 5 × 15/6 × 15 = 75/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 2 = 90,
    4/45 = 4 × 2/45 × 2 = 8/90
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 75/90 > 8/90 or 5/6 > 4/45

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