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Compare 5/6 and 7/98

5/6 is greater than 7/98

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 98 is 294
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 49 = 294,
    5/6 = 5 × 49/6 × 49 = 245/294
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 3 = 294,
    7/98 = 7 × 3/98 × 3 = 21/294
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 245/294 > 21/294 or 5/6 > 7/98

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