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Compare 50/15 and 6/96

1st number: 3 5/15, 2nd number: 6/96

50/15 is greater than 6/96

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 96 is 480
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 32 = 480,
    50/15 = 50 × 32/15 × 32 = 1600/480
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 96 × 5 = 480,
    6/96 = 6 × 5/96 × 5 = 30/480
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 1600/480 > 30/480 or 50/15 > 6/96

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