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Compare 50/15 and 6/64

1st number: 3 5/15, 2nd number: 6/64

50/15 is greater than 6/64

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 64 is 960
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 64 = 960,
    50/15 = 50 × 64/15 × 64 = 3200/960
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 64 × 15 = 960,
    6/64 = 6 × 15/64 × 15 = 90/960
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 3200/960 > 90/960 or 50/15 > 6/64

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