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Compare 50/75 and 12/32

50/75 is greater than 12/32

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 32 is 2400
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 32 = 2400,
    50/75 = 50 × 32/75 × 32 = 1600/2400
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 32 × 75 = 2400,
    12/32 = 12 × 75/32 × 75 = 900/2400
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 1600/2400 > 900/2400 or 50/75 > 12/32

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